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Projecting Grace: AAPI Heritage Month 

Sunday, May 22 @ 8:30 pm 9:30 pm

You are welcome to stop by for this informal event starting at 8:30 p.m. See artwork projected on the cathedral’s façade courtesy of the Asian Art Museum, in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  

Through the power of art, the Asian Art Museum brings the diverse cultures of Asia to life. The museum celebrates, preserves, and promotes Asian and Asian-American art and cultures for local and global audiences. It provides a dynamic forum for exchanging ideas, inviting collaboration, and fueling imagination to deepen understanding and empathy among people of all backgrounds. It is where experiences of Asian and Asian American art and cultures inspire and connect us all.

Chanel Miller (I was, I am, I will be)  

Jas Charanjiva (Don’t Mess With Me)  

Shahzia Sikander (Portrait of the Artist)

Bernice Bing (A Lady and a Road Map)

Carlos Villa (First Impression)

Jenifer K. Wofford (Pattern Recognition)

Projecting Grace is a monthly projection of images on the façade of Grace Cathedral based around a theme. Some of the work and all of the inspiration is courtesy of Amplifier, an organization which gathers artists to create art that amplifies social justice issues. The art projected speaks to our values of inclusion and justice for all, and through this project we hope to connect to others, something art can do so beautifully.  

Please note that we reschedule for high humidity due to the sensitivity of the equipment. 

Credits

Don’t Mess With Me, 2013/2020, by Jas Charanjiva (Indian and American, b. United Kingdom, 1972). Acrylic and latex on marine plywood. Commissioned by the Asian Art Museum, courtesy of the artist. Photograph © Asian Art Museum. 

I was, I am, I will be (detail), 2020, by Chanel Miller (American, b. 1992). Process color print on vinyl. Commissioned by the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, courtesy of the artist. © Chanel Miller. Image © Asian Art Museum of San Francisco. 

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