LAFC and Banc of California Stadium today announced their participation in the Goldman Global Arts and When We All Vote digital art campaign.
Beginning on Monday, October 5, Banc of California Stadium and LAFC’s The Towers Los Angeles on the 110 Freeway downtown will be one of 12 venues in the country to showcase digital murals created by a group of world-renowned, diverse artists who have crafted 13 original works that creatively amplify the message of voting through art and use a digital platform to spread the message and inspire participation.
The artists selected to create digital murals that will be showcased throughout the country and in Times Square include Aliyah Sidqe, Beau Stanton, Buff Monster, David Flores, Greg Mike, Hueman, Kayla Mahaffey, Kai, Mojo, Peter Tunney, Reggie “RAL86” Le Flore, Shepard Fairey, and Queen Andrea.
In addition to LAFC’s Banc of California Stadium, other locations include Chicago Bulls and Chicago Blackhawks United Center, Portland Trail Blazers Moda Center, Sacramento Kings Golden 1 Center, Miami Heat American Airlines Arena, Milwaukee Bucks Fiserv Forum, Washington Wizards Capital One Arena, Washington Nationals Nationals Park, Cleveland Cavaliers Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, San Francisco Giants Oracle Park, Oakland A’s Oakland-Almeda County Coliseum and Times Square in New York City.
Goldman Global Arts, the creative agency that curates Wynwood Walls in Miami, FL and the Houston Bowery Wall in New York City has been commissioned by Michelle Obama’s nonpartisan voting organization, When We All vote to produce the program of original works.
The digital murals will all launch on Monday, Oct. 5 featuring the city’s local artist and a rotating exhibit of each artists’ mural. The focus of the murals will revolve around the themes of civic engagement and voting including Election Day, Vote-By-Mail, Registration, and American History of Voting. Each artist was selected for their artistic talents, style and contributions to art around the world. Through art, the community will be encouraged to vote early, vote by mail or vote in person on Tuesday, Nov. 3.
Banc of California Stadium will serve as an L.A. County voting center for the Presidential General Election. County residents will have the opportunity to vote in-person or drop off Vote by Mail ballots for a five-day period between October 30 – November 3. For more information on casting your vote this fall, please visit here.
For more information on the artists, Goldman Global Arts and When We All Vote, please visit: www.goldmanglobalarts.com/whenweallvote
For voting resources, visit www.LAFC.com/vote
For inquiries and more information on the Towers Los Angeles, please visit www.kevani.com/the-towers-los-angeles
About Goldman Global Arts
Goldman Global Arts is a Miami and New York-based creative collective founded by Jessica Goldman Srebnick and Peter Tuney. GGA Strives to elevate the platform of street art and public art as an instrument of change. Commissioning artists to create works for projects such as the 2020 Super Bowl as well as projects across the United States in cities as Miami, New York city, Boston and Deep Ellum, Texas. For more information on GGA, visit www.goldmanglobalarts.com
About When We All Vote
When We All Vote is a national, nonpartisan nonprofit that brings together citizens, institutions, brands, and organizations to increase participation in every election. Launched by Michelle Obama, the organization is committed to closing the race and age voting gap and empowering all eligible voters to cast their ballot by harnessing grassroots energy, establishing strategic partnerships, and implementing digital organizing strategies, with the ultimate goal of changing the culture around voting.
Michelle Obama is joined in this effort by fellow Co-Chairs Tom Hanks, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Janelle Monae, Chris Paul, Faith Hill, Selena Gomez, Liza Koshy, Megan Rapinoe, Shonda Rhimes, Tracee Eliis Ross, Kerry Washington, and Rita Wilson.
In the lead up to the 2018 Midterm Elections, When We All Vote organized over 2,500 local voter registration events across the country, engaged in 200 million Americans online about the significance of voting and texted nearly four million voters the resources to register and get out to vote.
In 2020, When We All Vote is helping to lead in voter education, registration and volunteer engagement. In response to COVID-19, When We All Vote is leading the fight for fair and safe elections by supporting the expansion of access to vote-by-mail, early in-person voting and online voter registration so every American can make their voices heard on Election Day. For more information on When We All Vote, visit www.whenweallvote.org
About Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC)
Now in its third season, the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) is the newest MLS club serving the greater Los Angeles area. Coming off a record-breaking 2019 where the Club won the MLS Supporters Shield and established MLS records for most points, LAFC is dedicated to building a world-class football club that represents the diversity of Los Angeles and is committed to delivering an unrivaled experience for fans. LAFC’s ownership group is comprised of local leaders and innovators of industry with intellectual capital, financial prowess, operations expertise and success in the fields of entertainment, sports, technology and media. LAFC is invested in the world’s game and Los Angeles, constructing and developing the 22,000 seat Banc of California Stadium and a top-flight training center on the campus of Cal State Los Angeles.