In October 2003, 60 artists collaborated as the Freedom Fries Art Collective to create what we called “The Opening Act: Dissent is Democracy”—an immersive multi-media art installation-as-protest to what we saw as the threat to our nation’s democracy. More than 1000 people attended the event over the weekend of City Wide Open Studios. As the decline of democracy has recently taken a further plunge, we are contemplating our next act…

Below is the sizzle reel from The Opening Act and a few of the images. Check back to see more artifacts from this event, as well as news on our next chapter…

 


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