With official authorities overwhelmed and underfunded, locals have mobilized a robust relief response, among them members of the state’s thriving arts community.
Every cake, every artwork, and every photograph made a difference towards the greater good to benefit vulnerable populations.
The collective Brown Girls Doc Mafia has created the searchable database to “eradicate the excuse many gatekeepers use of ‘not knowing how to find’ quality filmmakers or executives of color.”
Artworks by the likes of John Baldessari and Carrie Mae Weems will be released in groups of 10 over a five-year period and sold to benefit a new scholarship endowment for the university’s School of Art.
In January, many were surprised to find that BP’s controversial sponsorship of Tate Britain represented a relatively small slice of its overall funding.