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Open Studios at the Hunters Point Shipyard in October

Open Studios from the largest artist community in the country promises great art from this diverse BIPOC community, and while not up close, for sure personal engagement with the artists.

United Nations intervention urgently needed to stop colonial carnage in West...

If the world and international media ignores West Papua now, the Indonesian security services may turn it into a bloodbath.

Meet Ira Watkins, new artist in residence at the Hunters Point...

Shipyard Trust for the Arts (STAR) is excited to announce the selection of our 2017-2018 Artist in Residence at the Hunters Point Shipyard: Ira Watkins. Ira Watkins is a self-taught artist who has shown an amazing devotion to his passion. He has been painting for almost 30 years. Even a period of homelessness did not disrupt his art practice. During that time, he lived and painted in his van in the Tenderloin. He now lives in the Dr. George Davis Senior Center in San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood.

African Diaspora unity at Cannes

The 64th Cannes International Film Festival kicked into high gear with a galaxy of stars, writers, directors, producers, distributors and folks from all walks of life celebrating the film industry. African and Caribbean cinema industries were well represented.