Jamel Shabazz, Love Is the Message

Jamel Shabazz 

(b. 1960, Brooklyn) 




Love is the Message (2017) 

Photographic Mural and Installation



Artwork: Jamel Shabazz

Collaborators: Dr. Althea Hankins and the Aces Museum, Supreme Dow and the Black Writers Museum, Renny Molenaar and Rocio Cabello and iMPeRFeCT Gallery, Brands Imaging, Malachi Floyd, and Marcus Hines

Project Manager: Maude Haak-Frendscho

Partners: Mural Arts Philadelphia, City of Philadelphia, Councilwoman Cindy Bass’ Office, Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Friends of Vernon Park, Historic Germantown, and Germantown United CDC. Love Is the Message was presented as a part of Monument Lab: Philadelphia (Citywide Exhibition, 2017).

Major support for Monument Lab 2017 projects staged in Philadelphia’s five squares provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. An expanded artist roster and projects at additional neighborhood sites made possible by the William Penn Foundation. Generous additional support provided by the National Endowment for the Arts. Full list of exhibition sponsors.