access+ENGAGE Issue 10.2: The Artful Malcontent
October 26, 2006
In this issue: The Artful Malcontent, featuring a collection of artwork from mnartists.org curated by political ad guru, Bill Hillsman
Want an antidote to canned double-speak and election fatigue?
What you need is a bracing dose of something audacious and confrontational, maybe even brash. For this issue of a+E
, we're giving you opinion with teeth and artists who aren't afraid to yell at you to change your mind. And to help you navigate these waters of dissent and artistic discontent, we've brought in former Governor Jesse Ventura's own political yoda, Bill HIllsman, to serve as this issue's guest curator for the Mashup collection
. You Are Here
offers a hand-picked selection of activist art events, from neo-Tibetan renderings of the demons of Western greed
to Brave New Workshop's playful satire on the state of the Left,
and a collaborative spoken word performance on race relations by critically hailed authors David Mura and Alexs Pate
. This issue's mnAccess
is all about information: before you cast your vote, find out how your district's candidates stack up on the arts issues most important to you. And, finally, if you're on the lookout for off-the-beaten-track Halloween festivities
, we've got you covered.
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