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An Idea Called Tomorrow-1
A Skirball/CAAM Collaborative Presentation
November 19, 2009 - May 2, 2010

Co-conceived by the California African American Museum and the Skirball Cultural Center and curated by CAAM as one exhibit split between each institution, An Idea Called Tomorrow is intended to inspire visitors to reflect upon the active role we must all play in bringing about a more just, equitable, and peaceful future. On view at CAAM is An Idea Called Tomorrow-1showcasing works by fifteen contemporary artists imagining what a civil future looks like. The artists showcased at CAAM include Abdelali Dahrouche, Dominique Moody, Joyce Dallal, Charles Dickson, Graham Goddard, Nobue Betty Kano, John Outterbridge, John Halaka, Yong Soon Min, Sonia Bas Sheva Manjon and Ingrid Von Sydow. The artists' ethnicities and backgrounds are as diverse as their presentations, which address a broad range of social justice issues of both regional and global relevance, such as environmental sustainability, shelter for all, human equity, equal access and respect, healthy living, reconciliation and forgiveness, and cooperation and peace.?As part of the Skirball/CAAM collaboration you are encouraged to visit the Skirball Cultural Center.

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