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Artworks on Racial Justice Get a Major Public Projection onto City Hall, Atlanta, GA: May 20, 2021

The artworks will also be auctioned off to benefit the National Urban League

Atlanta, GA – Pitroda Art is pleased to present the second public installation of artwork by 15 artists participating in Movement: Art for Social Change, the annual juried exhibition that celebrates artists as champions of positive social change. The 14 artworks, selected by a renowned jury and responding to the theme of racial justice and equity, will be projected at City Hall in Atlanta, Georgia, on the evening of May 20, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs for the City of Atlanta.

In addition, on May 20, Pitroda Art will launch an auction of the selected artworks in partnership with Mastercard on its platform, closing on June 17, with a portion of the purchase price donated to the National Urban League.

Over 500 entries from 175 artists in 33 countries were sent In response to Pitroda Art’s open call in 2020. The 14 artworks, selected by a panel of jurors composed of Aaron Bryant, Adenrele Sonariwo, Dexter Wimberly, and Nancee Lyons, represent poignant, timely interpretations of Black history, racial identity, and the current realities of the Black diaspora. As the epicenter for the civil rights movement as well as a thriving hub of art and culture, Atlanta was chosen as one of the 5 US cities to host this event. Pitroda Art has partnered with the City of Atlanta government to bring this show to life. The projection provides emerging and mid-career artists a unique opportunity to showcase their work to the public.


  • Antoine Williams (USA),
  • Àsìkò (UK),
  • Heather Haynes (Canada),
  • Kadiejra O’Neal (Barbados),
  • Lloyd Foster (USA),
  • Mark Wilson (USA) and Paola Zarate (USA),
  • Nombuso Dowelani (South Africa),
  • Paul Ogunlesi (Nigeria),
  • Penda Diakité (USA-Mali),
  • Rohan Patrick (USA),
  • Segun Aiyesan (Nigeria),
  • Tim Davis (USA),
  • Tsoku Maela (South Africa),
  • Winfred Nana Amoah (Ghana).

The inaugural event was launched in Washington D.C on May 13. Projections onto the iconic structures of four other U.S. cities will follow: Atlanta (May 20), Los Angeles (May 27), Chicago (June 3), and New York City (June 14).

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