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Binah: Democracy Sounds Good: A Conversation On Artists, Arts, And Activism

Claire Kendrick (cropped)

Curators Heidi Rabben and Qianjin Montoya from the Contemporary Jewish Museum talk about how art and artists can inspire us in times of crisis, in terms of helping us process, criticize and reflect on world events. This is the first discussion in the CJM’s Democracy Sounds Good series, in response to ever-unfolding current events and how art and artists help shape our ongoing national conversations. To learn more about the series and upcoming events, go to thecjm.org.

Here are links to the artists and projects discussed during this hour:
The Radical Database
Human_3.0 Reading List
Paint the Void
See Black Womxn
Cauleen Smith
For Freedoms
Christine Sun Kim
National Anthem in Sign Language
Julie Weitz
Monument Lab
Morgan Bassichis
Lava Thomas
Marcela Pardo
Premiere Jr.
Twin Walls Mural Company

David Kwan is the editor and producer of Binah, featuring remarkable artists and thinkers who’ve come to speak at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco as part of their Arts & Ideas program.