In three visual art series, theatre designers Rachel Forbes, Joanna Yu, and Bianca Guimarães de Manuel, and illustrator Amber Williams-King, invite us to visualize what liberated futures in the arts could look like.

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    Rachel Forbes
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    Joanna Yu
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    Bianca Guimarães de Manuel
  • Illustrator Amber Williams-King

Envisioning Presence

In their visionary image series Envisioning Presence, designers Rachel Forbes and Joanna Yu take up the abolitionist idea of racial equity as community care.


Theatre designer Bianca Guimarães de Manuel imagines an abolitionist future. 

Stages of Transformation illustrated

The abolitionist art of Amber Williams-King.