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Consider This: Art in the Time of Politics

September 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Headshots of three speakers.

While art is always political, the rancor and unrest of US politics in recent years have moved many artists to engage with politics more directly. How do art and politics interact? How does politics feed artists’ imaginations, and how does art affect political thought? What political responsibilities do artists have? Do those responsibilities change when political issues feel especially urgent?

Join us September 29 at 5 pm for a Consider This conversation with three Oregon artists whose work often addresses political themes: Oregon Poet Laureate Anis Mojgani, poet and visual artist Demian DinéYazhi’, and multidisciplinary artist and educator Sharita Towne. Adam Davis, executive director of Oregon Humanities, will moderate.

This event will be streamed live on YouTube. At 6 pm, there will be a breakout conversation on Zoom for viewers to discuss their responses to the conversation. To participate in the breakout, RSVP here. You will also be able to submit questions for our guests. For more information, click here.