ACLU of Indiana First Wednesdays at the IMA

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Art as Dissent
Who is Ai Wei Wei? We'll explore art as dissent in a moderated discussion with ACLU of Indiana Legal Director Ken Falk and artist/activist LaShawnda Crowe Storm. Storm is known for the Lynch Quilts Project, which stirred up controversy and discussions of race in Indianapolis. Ai is known as one of China's most provocative and vocal artists, kept under constant surveillance by the Chinese government. The IMA is one only six North American venues to receive the traveling exhibition. Featuring over 30 works spanning more than 20 years, Ai Weiwei: According to What? explores universal topics of culture, history, politics, and tradition, and will be on display April 5 to July 21, 2013. Follow the conversation about Ai Weiwei on Twitter @whoisaiweiwei, and be sure to join us at the IMA for First Wednesdays!
Panel:
Moderator: Brandon Judkins, Indiana Humanities
Ken Falk, Legal Director, ACLU of Indiana
Rachel Huizinga, Manager of Interpretation Projects, IMA
LaShawnda Crowe Storm, Artist


Public Programs and opening celebration for Ai Weiwei: According to What? are sponsored by Barnes & Thornburg LLP.

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