Artists Respond to Police Brutality

Respond,” a new multimedia exhibit opened Jan. 17 at the Smack Mellon gallery in Dumbo. The exhibit features hundreds of works, from paintings to videos, calling for justice in the wake of a grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer in connection with the death of Eric Garner. “The wall is so powerful,” said one artist in talking about the exhibit. Watch this video by Melissa Rose Cooper to see some of the works that moved people at the opening.

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