Images by Tamiko Nimura for the International Examiner
'Community is Everything' --- The CultureShock Collective opens 'High Blood' art exhibit in Tacoma
By Tamiko Nimura
On November 17, over 100 people were milling through the recently opened Spaceworks Gallery in downtown Tacoma. Considering Tacoma’s vibrant arts scene, this might not be an especially surprising sight.
But this event felt special. Many of the artists and viewers were young people of color—all there to supportHigh Blood, the exhibit which runs through December 15, 2016. High Blood features (and is curated by) Seattle and Tacoma artists of color. It focuses on both the frustration and the knowledge that stem from experiences with the politics of race, gender, culture, and sexuality.
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