WHERE: Shambhala Center, 1447 Church St., Decatur, GA 30330
Making art about the thoughts that weigh on our minds is one way that, as artists, we deal with those ideas. They find a voice in our choice of media and concept: political, personal, biological and/or cultural.
Whether our work is created with gentle nuances or bold, aggressive, to the point visuals, our creations are meant to be seen.
Shambhala Meditation Center, a place for contemplation presents a visualization of our thoughts.
During the Opening Reception, in addition to the installation of message driven visual art at the WCAGA ART+ACTIVISM Art of the Protest show at Sycamore Place Gallery & Studios in Decatur on September 1, 2017,local area noted writers gave readings of their original poetry. George Hess’s poignant poem, White, which Hess read is published below with his permission. To inquire about reproduction,
Several artists who participated in the recent WCAGA ART+ACTIVISM Art of the Protest Show wrote brief statements about their work, which have been compiled in prior blog posts. However, Sandrine Arons, ART+ACTIVISM artist, had a lot more to say. Rather than only posting an excerpt, below is Arons’ full essay about her work Enough is Enough. As she said when submitting her words, “Thanks for this