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"Terrorist Art: Protesting War"
2003-03-21 until 2003-04-19
Polvo Art Studio
USA United States of America
Amidst swelling liberal frustrations and fears, increasingly rampant anti-war protests and sprinkled "Impeach Bush" bumper-stickers, Polvo Art Studio feels the call to anti-arms and non-military action and proffers its own declaration of anti-war sentiments. On Friday March 21st, Terrorist Art: Protesting War will open at Polvo Art Studio. Terrorist Art: Protesting War will adjoin the installation, sculpture, video, photography, mixed media and painting of eleven veteran and emerging Chicago artists.
Propelled by the tensions, anxieties and complexities of war, their collaborative effort will critique and promote awareness of the casualties of war and the benefits of peace. From comical manipulations of homeland security to acute examinations of domestic and international policy, the artwork acquires sociopolitical agency and transmits the opinions and voice of the Chicago art scene in respect to this war.
Edra Soto Fernandez