Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs Host ELEVATE: Summer

| July 23, 2016 | 0 Comments

(ATLANTA, GA) — On Friday, July 22, 2016, The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs hosted ELEVATE: Summer, a one-day event that featured performance art, dance, music, public art installations, an artist market and food trucks. Performers included:

  • Poetry Slam Inc’s National Poetry Slam Atlanta groups: Art Amok, Java Monkey, Fountain City (Brave New Voices team) and Just ‘N Thyme
  • Uma Pulendran
  • Ajmal “Mas Man’ Millar
  • Mausiki Scales & the Common Ground Collective
  • Speakerfoxxx & Bosco

 

Ajmal "Mas Man' Millar

Ajmal “Mas Man’ Millar

Public art installations were created by local South Downtown art organizations Murmur Media, Broad Street Visitors Center, Mammal Gallery, Eyedrum Music & Art Gallery and Downtown Player’s Club.

 

The Office of Cultural Affairs also announced the theme for the annual ELEVATE fall program scheduled to take place October 13th – 21st, 2016 at South Downtown (Broad Street SW). This year, ELEVATE’s theme is ‘Microcosm’ and will be curated by Allie Bashuk, Monica Campana, Pastiche Lumumba and Mark DiNatale.

L to R: ELEVATE 2016 curators Monica Campana, Allie Bashuk, Pastiche Lumumba and Mark DiNatale

L to R: ELEVATE 2016 curators Monica Campana, Allie Bashuk, Pastiche Lumumba and Mark DiNatale

 

Live art painting at ELEVATE Summer

Live art painting at ELEVATE Summer

 

 

For more information about ELEVATE, please visit: www.ocaatlanta.com.

Event Images:

https://10squaredpr.smugmug.com/ELEVATE-Summer

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