"This book Inaugurates Artadia's Biennial Publications Program and features a complete two-year awards cycle through all five Artadia program cities during 2008 and 2009." -- publisher's statement. Texts by Franklin Sirmans, Andrea Barnwell Brownlee, Jen Mergel, Stephanie Smith, Michelle White and René de Guzman. Artists include Mequitta Ahuja, Tristan Al-Haddad, Dawolu Jabari Anderson, Melika Bass, Claire Beckett, Ambreen Butt, Juan Angel Chávez, Caleb Cole, Don Cooper, Jim Duignan, Ruth Dusseault, Theaster Gates, James Gobel, Raul Gonzalez, Eric Gottesman, Katy Heinlein, Kelly Kaczynski, Lauren Kelley, Jason Lazarus, El Franco Lee II, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Lynne McCabe, Miller & Shellabarger, Delilah Montoya, Katrina Moorhead, Floyd Newsum, Moses Nornberg, Fahamu Pecou, Kim Piotrowski, Brion Nuda Rosch, Leslie Shows, Amie Siegel, Jerry Siegel, Allison Smith, Weston Takeshi Teruya, Stephanie Toppin, Larry M. Walker, Richard T. Walker, Angela West, Anne Wilson and Joe Zane. Includes biographies of the artists.