Artist-Led Public Art at the Albuquerque International Sunport

Artist-Led Public Art at the Albuquerque International Sunport

Visiting artists, NANI CHACON (ABQ )GRACE ROSARIO PERKINS)(ABQ), ANDREA DELEON(ABQ), sheri crider (ABQ/Sanitary Tortilla Founder) shared their practice and work with students in developing finished work for the public art component at the Albuquerque Sunport. The group incorporated working studio discussions, field trips to museums, and visits to critical sites as a backdrop to create the core images that represent the complex history of this region.

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Building a Police-Free Future: Frequently-Asked Questions

This FAQ zine is meant to be a starting point. It’s short, and shares the basics of what we’re talking about when we talk about abolition. It’s been a very useful tool for sparking conversations with people who haven’t considered these ideas before.

For further information, more detailed dives into specific data and policy proposals, and more, check out MDP150’s Resources page.

The text below is also available in different formats, so that people can print/share:

8-page zine – directions for how to cut/fold here
Page by page
Just the text on one sheet of paper, front/back
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The goal of this initiative is to shift the discussion of police violence in Minneapolis from one of the procedural reforms to one of meaningful structural change. We will achieve this by presenting a practical pathway for the dismantling of the Minneapolis Police Department; the transference of its social service functions to community-based agencies and organizations; the replacement of its emergency intervention functions with models not based on military methods; and the redirection of resources to support community resilience and people-directed development.