How Public Art Can Be a Powerful Protest

TIME | Lisa Ragbir:

In the wake of an election that has spurred protests and elicited fear among marginalized communities in the U.S., activism moves to the forefront of this country’s efforts to prepare—and heal. Art and cultural spaces can help spread activists’ message. Hours before the President-elect secured his win, I, along with two faculty members at the University of Texas at Austin, had the pleasure of hosting a group of visitors in one of two galleries on campus that explore themes related to under-represented narratives… Read more

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