The art of protest. Whether it’s street graffiti during the Arab Spring, yellow umbrellas of Hong Kong’s democracy movement, murals of George Floyd in the United States or slam poetry; art helps us make sense of events that can overwhelm us.
That’s what we’re exploring today on WSHU’s The Full Story with guests:
- Martha Hollander, Professor of Fine Arts, Design, Art History at Hofstra University
- Adriane Jefferson, Director of the Division of Arts, Culture and Tourism in New Haven
- Lisa Dent, Executive Director of Artspace in New Haven
- Jacob Padrón, Artistic Director Long Wharf Theater
- Antoinette Brim-Bell, well-known poet and artist and Professor of English at Capital Community College in Hartford, Connecticut