With the rise of social media, the act of witnessing has become a catalyst of social change by using technology to transform passive observers into activists. Drawing the title from a traditional response of African-American church-goers “call to testify,” Let Me Be a Witness will exhibit work that reflect a variety of concerns that might otherwise never see the light of day. This show will exhibit what might be referred to as “witness art.” Witness art differs from merely political art by responding to specific events in the world. Witness art presents the observable within a framework of knowledgeable research. Witnessing connects subjective experience with objective truth.
Curator: Stacey Goodman
2nd Sat Reception: Saturday, March 10, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Gallery Hours (or by appointment): Wednesday-Saturday, 2-6pm
Including CREATIVE STATION, free all-ages art activities in our Classroom.