Artistic Social Justice Media

Values Exhibit Art Access Galler

“Perhaps you are searching in the branches for what can only be found in the roots.”-Rumi

Value –
the lightness or darkness of a color
OR
worth

Brown Paper Bag Test- Slave owners held brown paper bags to the skin of a slave. Those as light or lighter than the bag would be allowed to work in the house.Those of a darker skin hue were sent to the fields. These were two very different life sentences, life circumstances and life expectancies. The residual expectations of beauty from the brown paper bag test still affect society today.

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