On March 25th, Mark Sabb spoke with award-winning poet, editor, and arts consultant, Michael Warr,about the subjects and inspirations behind Mark’s latest exhibition at SWIM Gallery titled “The Cave”.
Michael Warr’s books of poetry include Of Poetry & Protest: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin (W.W. Norton & Company, 2016), and from Tia Chucha Press The Armageddon of Funk, We Are All The Black Boy, and others. In 2017 the Friends of the San Francisco Public Library named him a Library Laureate. In 2015, he received a Creative Work Fund award for his digital poetry project “Tracing Poetic Memory in Bayview-Hunters Point,” where he spent his early childhood.
Mark Sabb, aka Mark Digital, is an internet artist, digital curator, founder of FELT Zine, and the Senior Director of Innovation and Engagement at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco. Mark’s work focuses on themes related to contemporary culture, global politics, and technology; earning him features in Paper Magazine, Hypebeast, Vice’s The Creator’s Project, Nylon Magazine, & more.