Active Voice, a project in response to the new administration

Active Voice, a project in response to the new administration

Over the next four months, Artists Image Resource (AIR) will present the Active Voice Project, a series of events and workshops that will culminate in a community driven exhibition of artwork in response to the new administration.

Our goal as an organization has always been to provide support for artists, not only in terms of resources but also as a platform for expression and a catalyst for action.

Much has changed over the past months regarding how we understand our collective circumstance and we believe strongly that now is the time for artists and the community to actively voice their concerns about the present and future of this nation.

Events and Activities for Active Voice

Active Voice Exhibition – January 20, 2017 – March 11, 2017

Open Call for artwork in response to the new administration

Four deadlines for submissions: January 20, 2017; February 2, 2017; February 16, 2017; March 2, 2017. Work can be hand delivered from 5-6pm on these dates.

This exhibition will not be juried, all artwork delivered will be exhibited. All media welcome. Artwork will be hung by the artists and will progressively take over AIR’s building, beginning on the first floor. As time progresses, the work will be rehung, culminating in the closing event.

Opening reception:

Inauguration Day, January 20, 2017, 12pm – 10pm

Live music and poster making activities.

Workshops:

Every Thursday in January, 6-8 p.m.

Poster and yard sign making

Open to the public

Pre-made screens and stencils will be available for printing. Materials and printing assistance will be available at special rates.

Closing reception and Activist Print Art Fair

March 11, 2017, 6-9pm

Email info@artistsimageresource.org for more information.

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