The Writing is on the wall

NGBLA Collaborated with womxn artists from around the Los Angeles community to “paint” a picture of the realities for many Angelenos pre-COVID-19 and now. These artists hail from the underserved and underrepresented communities that are represented in the report.

62% of artists have become fully unemployed due to covid-19.

No Going Back LA

is excited to document the journey of visual and performing artists from Los Angeles County communities who have been left behind, ignored and underserved for decades. By telling the LA story through public art we hope to start a dialogue with all of you about where we’ve been, where we are and where we want to go next. The truth is, a broken system is no longer tolerable.

Karina Vasquez

“I am happy to be part of a group that sees the value in art as a tool for change and that aligns with my own beliefs of equity and justice.”

11:11 ACC

“NGBLA is a resistance to our current system. It may be slow, but history shows us that change is inevitable and if we band together, revolution is possible.”

Alley Gallery

“We hope to create change and a different way of thinking perspective.”

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