Artist Sydney James from Detroit and Chicago painter Max Sansing are the main subjects of an personal new video by POW! WOW! Worcester. The clip is approximately five minutes, and the duo relay their unfiltered thoughts on how their artworks are impacting on culture, encouraging diversity, and engaging the youth. During the art installment, both artists painted many mural portraits depicting a eclectic swathe of different ethnic backgrounds that gives the real picture for the surrounding neighborhoods.
“I believe representation and knowledge of one’s culture is pivotal and the role of black artists in the public realm is needed now more than ever.”
– said Max Sansing.
Watch the “Here to Stay” clip below to learn more.