In the heart of Japantown, artist Samuel Rodriguez of Shorty Fatz held his first solo show at Cukui. The following timelapse video captures the creative production process, as well as the diverse community who came to the showing.
Richard Babcock is a stone sculptor and uses sculpting to cope with his mental health. "Art has always been a passion of mine, something I have aspired to since my childhood. In my late teens I became mentally ill and struggled on the streets and in mental hospitals. I received disability payments after several years of illness and went back to college for Art Photography".
AD Avila was selected as one of a handful of community leaders from around the country by the Knight Commission to present a digital story of his immigrant experience. Through his artwork and advocacy he breaks down the fear of the American immigrant.
In response to a Supreme Court decision, California will be reducing the number of people being sent to prison. Jayadev contends that this shift represents a historic opportunity for counties to re-imagine their criminal justice systems.