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Public Program - San Francisco
SYSTEM FAILURE: displacement

Tuesday, May 14, 2019, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Minnesota Street Project, Gallery 107
1275 Minnesota St, San Francisco, CA

6:30pm Exhibition tour with curators, Cara Rose DeFabio and Harris Kornstein
7:00pm Presentation by the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project.

Join members of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project as they offer a preview of their new atlas manuscript, Counterpoints: A Bay Area Atlas for Resisting Displacement, which tells a regional story of gentrification, particularly as it is racialized and classed.

Anti-Eviction Mapping Project and Clarion Alley Mural Project
The Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (AEMP) is a data visualization, digital cartography, and multimedia collective based in the San Francisco Bay Area. The project aims to inform, empower, and activate communities impacted by housing inequity and displacement, supporting the work of collectives fighting for housing justice.

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Adrienne Hall is a research associate at the Health Equity Institute at San Francisco State University where she earned her Master’s in Public Health. She is passionate about resisting the ongoing dispossessions and displacements of Black communities throughout the globe.

Erin McElroy is a cofounder of the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project and doctoral candidate in Feminist Studies at the University of California Santa Cruz. Erin’s doctoral work revolves the politics of race, space, and displacement in postsocialist and Silicon Valley contexts. Erin has also been part of ongoing housing justice organizing in the Bay Area and in Romania, and recently co-founded the new Radical Housing Journal.

Mary Shi is a doctoral candidate in Sociology at the University of California Berkeley. Mary is broadly interested in the intersection of society and space. In addition to her work with the Mapping Project, Mary is also working on a dissertation tracing the historical development of the American nation-state through large scale infrastructure projects of territorial engineering. Mary grew up on the fringes of the Bay Area and is committed to grappling with the Bay Area in all of its complexity and celebrating the power of partial perspective.

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