(RE) PRESENT: Making Art in An Oppressive Political Climate

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Fri. February 3, 6-8PM

ToniMorrison_webToni Morrison (AP Photo/Alfred A. Knopf) The Nation Magazine

“This is precisely the time when artists go to work – not when everything is fine, but in times of dread. That’s our job! . . . We speak, we write, we do language. That is how civilizations heal.”

Toni Morrison’s “No Place for Self-Pity, No Room for Fear” was first published in The Nation Magazine (2004), following the presidential re-election of George W. Bush.

After Trump’s election, it has been reposted, retweeted and reprinted in The Nation’s 150th Anniversary Special Issue.

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(RE)PRESENT 2017, what do we want from Feminism and how can we achieve it? How have things changed? Continuing in the tradition of the New York Feminist Art Institute, NYFAI (1979-1990) http://www.nyfai.org.

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