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The Artist as Activist

February 6
7:00 pm


Goodrich Memorial Library
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When is art activism and when is it escapism? Artists can take the risks that politicians won’t, and art can often reach people in ways that politics can’t. Author Chris Bohjalian discusses how he has used fiction to address issues as diverse as genocide, domestic violence, and teen homelessness.

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Katherine Zenel-Langlands
Phone:
(802) 334-7902
Email:
katherine@goodrichlibrary.org
Website:
goodrichlibrary.org

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Goodrich Memorial Library
202 Main St
Newport, VT 05855 United States
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http://www.goodrichlibrary.org/