THE WATER PROTECTORS
LIVE SCREEN PRINTING EVENT
September 10, 2022
Mana Contemporary + Co-Prosperity, Chicago
Michigan is known as the Great Lakes State, surrounded by 21% of the earth’s freshwater supply. And yet, water issues plague our communities, particularly in predominantly Black cities. Access to clean and safe water and sanitation remains a struggle. These images come from our archives, were generated from machine learning, and reference Detroiter’s ongoing fight for water sovereignty.
LET THESE PRINTS REMIND US OF OUR FIGHT FOR A WATER-ABUNDANT WORLD
—where water is respected as a human right, it is free, and it is accessible to all generations.
MdW Assembly will bring together artist-led projects from across the region for a four-day alternative (to an) art fair September 9th-11th, 2022 in Chicago. Application, participation, and attendance are free for all. The assembly will take place at MANA Contemporary, in addition to Co-Prosperity and other Chicago venues. With the goal of bringing together multiple hyperlocal scenes from across the Midwest, gathering at
MdW Assembly will facilitate opportunities to work together to build pathways for lasting coalitions of purposeful, artist-led action.