Sage Crump is a cultural strategist based in the US South who works to embed arts and culture into social justice movements. With over 20 years of arts and organizing experience, Sage works with artists and organizations to develop or refine the way they engage strategies for change. Sage is a long time member of Alternate ROOTS and has served in multiple capacities including staff member, strategic planning chair and board president. She also serves on the National Advisory Board of Women of Color In the Arts and is vice chair for Art2Action. Sage is a founding member of Young African Writers Collective, Oyster Knife, Community Theatre Initiative, and is a performance poet and vocalist.

Complex Movements most recent project, Beware of the Dandelions, is an interactive multimedia installation exploring the relationship between complex sciences and social justice movements through science fiction, music, projections, animation, workshops, and organizing. From 2015-2016 the group took the project on tour to Seattle, Dallas and Detroit. It has drawn critical acclaim and attention from the likes of Art in America, The Independent, Fader, and the Creators Project to name a few. The project is inspired by Grace Lee Boggs, Charity Hicks, Sheddy Rollins, and Detroit movement networks.

Read more about Complex Movements
Art in America - Seeds of Resistance: Complex Movements in Detroit
Creators Project - Pioneering Hyper-Local, High-Tech Activism
Hyper Local High Tech

Complex Movements will share insights from their project Beware of the Dandelions which is a mobile art installation that functions as a multimedia performance, a community organizing process, and oral history video archive. The piece intersects disciplines including: community organizing, design, hip-hop and electronic music, architecture, and theater. Complex Movements engages communities to expand their strategies for organizing around local and trans-local social justice issues.