Panel Discussion: Artists as Activists
- Artists As Activists
A Panel Discussion About Art, Culture And The Media
In support of the art exhibit "Censored Stories"
On Sunday, September 29, 2002 from 2 pm - 4 pm, the Avenue 50 Studio
will host a panel discussion with artists, activists and journalists
regarding the question of art and politics and their relationship to
the media and advertising.
Art was used in the service of the Third Reich to promote the ideas
of the Hitler regime. "Art exercises unconsciously the greatest
direct influence upon the masses." Adolf Hitler. Is art used as
successfully today to advance the agendas of the government and of
the counterculture? What is the role of the internet, websites and
online magazines? What direction will political art take in the
Deborah Krall: Our Moderator for the "Artists As Activists" Panel,
Ms. Krall is an artist and member, among other organizations, of the
California Art Educator's Association and Mother Art - a feminist art
Roberto Delgado: Public artist, muralist and former Fulbright
scholar, Mr. Delgado received fellowships to Mexico City and Honduras
where he taught at the National School of Fine Arts
Felicia Montes: Cultural activist ZapArtista from L.A, Chihuahua.
She creates, documents and organizes Xicana feminist multimedia arts
Marc Herbst: Artist and founder of the online magazine, Journal of
Aesthetics and Protest
Martin Hernandez: Theatre critic for The L.A. Weekly, member of the
L.A. Drama Critic Circle, member of the Labor Community Strategy
Center, member of the Planning Committee for Bus Riders Union
When: SUNDAY, September 29, 2002, 2-4 P.M.
WHERE: The Avenue 50 Studio, 131 N. Ave 50, Los Angeles,
CA 90042 (323) 258-1435
(Contact Kathy Gallegos)
"Censored Stories" runs from September 2, 2002 to September 30, 2002
and is free to the public.
Studio hours: Tuesday though Thursday 10-12 noon, Saturday and
Sunday 10-4 p.m.
Sponsored by The California Arts Council