Monday, May 3, 2010

PAST: Art + Social Justice: "From Crisis to Justice" Special Event with DC51 and the Rivera Project this SUN, June 6th from 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Free

The Rivera Project and DC51 present
"From Crisis to Justice: A Forum on Art and Activism"
Art + Social Justice Event
Sunday, June 6th
5:00pm - 7:00pm

This Forum will feature a conversation with two artists from the "Art in Crisis" show, Favianna Rodriguez, who Utne Magazine has called one of the 50 visionaries changing your world, and local artist and activist Cesar Maxit. The forum will be hosted by Dave Zirin and is free of charge, donations welcome. This event is held in collaboration with "Art in Crisis" which will be held Thursday, June 3rd, featuring art by Decoy, Rvltn, Favianna Rodriguez, Owel, Whys, Strike, and Civil51.

Press contact: Massey Media

Image of Favianna, above, from Utne magazine article.

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The Rivera project is a new non-profit dedicated to the fusion of art and social justice and founded in the belief that revolutionary art is central to social transformation. DC51 is an artist collective that grew out of the love for art, urban life, and the people. You can learn more about some of the artists involved here.

Busboys and Poets
5th & K St, NW
Metro: Gallery Place Chinatown or Mt Vernon Sq and walk or take the Circulator bus from Union Station or K St downtown to 5th & Mass Ave.

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