ArtWorks for Freedom is taking over Washington, D.C.! Artists, arts organizations, service providers, universities, the diplomatic community, local government and advocacy organizations are coming together to amplify our collective voices during: “ArtWorks for Freedom | Action DC!”
Stay tuned for a full announcement of events taking place throughout the Washington, D.C., metro area including dates and times as announced. Highlights include:
- Art Exhibit @ Gallery 102, George Washington University
September 30-October 20
Opening Reception – September 29
Artist Talk – October 18
- Community Conversation on Human Trafficking
Made possible through a grant from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
- Call and Response Performance @ Busboys and Poets, 14th Street
Collaboration between writers and visual artists, in which one calls and one responds.
October 8 & 9
- Red Sand Project @ Gallery 21, George Washington University
- Film Screening of “I am Jane Doe” @ Women’s National Democratic Club
w/ opening remarks by VIP (Kirsten Gillibrand, Karl Racine or Kenya Davis)
Q&A – led by Andrea Powell, FairGirls DC (invited)
- Outdoor Exhibit of Bought & Sold: Voices of Human Trafficking @ Dupont Circle
- Premier Dance, “Strong in the Broken Places” in partnership w/ Dance Place
Original 4-part Dance inspired by Kintsugi, the Japanese art of repairing broken ceramic with gold lacquer, an evocative metaphor for the strength and beauty of survivors of human trafficking.
October 14 & 15
- Media Panel on “The Messaging of Human Trafficking” @ George Washington University
Co-hosted by the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication at the School of Media and Public Affairs at GWU.
- Film Screening of “La Cosecha” (The Harvest) @ Mt. Pleasant Public Library