L2P 2.0 Media Make: Make Your Own Political Art

April 19, 2016
04:00 pm - 05:00 pm PST
By Liana Gamber-Thompson

As part of a special series designed for the Letters to the Next President 2.0 project, this Media Make examined the elements of influential political art, featuring such artists as Banksy and Corita Kent. Participants discussed how students can make their own political art to address injustices that affect their daily lives, initiate discussion, and influence social issues.

This hangout was hosted by KQEDArt School.

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During the broadcast, the conversation also took place on Twitter using the hashtag #2nextprez.

Guests for this webinar included:

  • Kristin Farr (host), Artist, journalist, and arts educator. Creator and producer of the Emmy Award-winning video series KQED Art School. 
  • Christian L. Frock, Curator and Journalist. Her current curated exhibit about political art, “Take this Hammer” is currently on view at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco.
  • Deborah Gordon, Teacher in Oakland Unified School District. Writer, artist, educator and non-violence activist.
  • Niq Tognoni, Studio Coordinator at Nashville Public Library.
  • Favianna Rodriguez, Transnational interdisciplinary artist and cultural organizer. Her art and collaborative projects deal with migration, global politics, economic injustice, patriarchy, and interdependence .
  • Annelise Wunderlich, Executive Producer, Education, KQED.

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