Apoy (Fire) Installation

& The Waves That Guide Us

Group Exhibition: Urban x Indigenous: Remember our Place?

Curator(s): Sami See, Baltazar Jonella, Sammay Dizon

Displayed: June 12, 2016

Location: SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

The fire installation seen below was hand painted and installed as a center piece in the SOMArts Cultural Center Gallery during a day long performing and visual arts exhibition. The fire is an invitation for people to gather, talk story and connect. 


Behind the installation is a painting titled "The Waves that Guide Us" painted by The Bay Baes Muralista collective including Sami See, Yuka Ezoe, Monica Magtoto, Sarah Sisken, Marina Perez-Wong, Elaine Chu and Priya Handa. This piece was in celebration of Juana Tello, Nancy Pili, and Mama Christina, 3 women leaders of San Francisco based movements for social justice including the "Frisco 500". 


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