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"Great men have done great things here, and will again, and we can make America what America must become." – James Baldwin America is an anxious nation chasing a more perfect union. As it's political body struggles along the arc of justice, the truths “we” hold, rarely appear self-evident. Complicated by an overtly mediated era, today's social movements demand a punctuated examination of #historicalconsequence and #power. At this moment, the distance between Art and Politics—reflection and response—seems to be collapsing. In a letter to his nephew on the 100th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, philosopher and American commentator, James Baldwin, offered an optimistic but urgent message, "Great men have done great things here, and will again, and we can make America what America must become."Read more
CAC ArtOrbit is your online universe for all things CAC, contemporary art, and community! As New Orleans gradually re-opens in the wake of COVID-19, we invite you to explore our online galleries and uplifting art resources from our community and around the world. You will also find a list of vital resources for artists who art struggling during this incredibly difficult time. Subscribe to the CAC...Read more
In Part II of Behind The Curtain: Designing KindHumanKind , CAC Technical Director Jo Nazro chats with Kourtney Keller, Projection Designer on KindHumanKind . Kourtney is a mother, daughter, comrade, artist, teacher, karaoke singer, wife and human (most of the time). Over the years her sketchbooks have turned into hard drives and her paintings have become MP4’s. She builds things out of Legos and...Read more