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This game is a visual representation of how societies become segregated — try it out and see how bias happens for yourself:
This quote from Jacqueline Lawton, recently featured on the Art Works Blog, is right up C1’s alley and is always a great reminder about the importance of art as a tool for social change:
I think of art work as social activism. I live as an artist in the world to tell the stories of people who live on the margins. Our work as artists is to evoke emotion and inspire thought, whether it’s a direct call to action or simply seeing the person next to you who you might have ignored before because they are so different from you.
This article from The Root examines Boston’s recent outpouring of support for the #BlackLivesMatter movement. It’s an encouraging sign after so many years of racial tension in the city.
Demonstrators chant and hold signs in Boston City Hall Plaza on Dec. 4, 2014.
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In this blog post, playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton interviews many women who work in theaters across America (including Director of New Work at c1 Ilana Brownstein and c1 artist Aditi Brennan Kapil) on where they see “opportunities for growth/unexplored challenges/gaps to be filled in your arts discipline.” Read the responses here.
In this interview, playwright Catherine Weingarten talks about the preconceived notions that female playwrights face and how we can help increase female playwright visibility through gender-based companies and partnerships with early career playwrights. Read the interview here.
These are recaps written by playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton of the second and third days of the 2014 TCG conference in San Diego, CA. Read the second day recap and third day recap.
This is a recap written by playwright Jacqueline E. Lawton of the first day of the 2014 TCG conference in San Diego, CA. Read the recap here.