Press Release

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 10:41pm
OMCA'S OAKLAND STANDARD PRESENTS A MEDIA PROJECT CAPTURING THE RANGE OF PERSPECTIVES ON OCCUPY OAKLAND

The Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) announces the May 1st release of the online video project Portraits from the Occupation. In addition to being available online, the videos will have a special screening
all day in OMCA's Gallery of California Art and Gallery of California History
on Saturday, May 5. Designed to
provide a balance view of this historic moment and featuring a series of video interviews with sixteen individuals involved with or
impacted by Occupy Oakland-including
activists, organizers, businesspeople, and elected officials such as Oakland Mayor Jean Quan-the project
documents this current movement seeking economic justice in Oakland and throughout the US.
Press Release (PDF)