Art, artists and gentrification in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles

Art and Complicity: How the fight against gentrification in Boyle Heights questions the role of artists by Carribean Fragoza

gentrificationprojection_0A deep look at ongoing tensions in Boyle Heights around the roles that art and artists play in development schemes that usher in displacement. Ultra-Red member Dont Rhine says, “We are still waiting to see an example of where an arts district didn’t displace a community. The designation of an arts district is a tool of development.”