Preview: Creative Growth Art Center in Season 9 of Art21 “Art in the Twenty-First Century” (2018)

[Cedric Johnson, Artist] I like painting. I like doing clay. I like all of my artwork. [Susan Janow, Artist] This is one of my square drawings that I’ve done. [Tom di Maria, Director, Creative Growth] Art is a great equalizer that transcends language, that transcends culture, that transcends disability. Creative Growth is about artistic expression as a form […]

Britain’s Homeless In Winter | Girls Living On The Streets Of Brighton

I had two old women, surprisingly, came over to me, gave me some money. They read my sign and said, “To be honest, I don’t mind if you “do abuse drugs or alcohol.” And then gave me some money. I was like, “OK, fair enough.” People just tend to leave homeless people’s stuff alone, unless it’s, like, another […]

The Nightmare World of Gang Stalking

This has many names. Gang stalking, mob stalking, community stalking. You’re in the middle of this ridiculous, irrational impossibility that is real and is happening. First, the Guardian revealed the National Security Agency is collecting telephone records of millions of Verizon customers. To surveil someone through their phones. Certainly through their television sets. The last year and a […]

Farm Workers and Fair Food, with “Food Chains” Director Sanjay Rawal

So, for 300 years in this country there was really no such thing as fair food, meaning that there was no way to recognize, from a consumer’s purchases, that workers were treated well. In the ’30s ’40s and ’50s a movement started in California lead eventually by Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez that morphed into the United Farmworkers […]

There’s No Tomorrow (limits to growth & the future)

Incubate Pictures presents In association with Post Carbon Institute There’s No Tomorrow This is the earth, as it looked 90 million years ago. Geologists call this period the ‘Late Cretaceous’. It was a time of extreme global warming, When dinosaurs still ruled the planet. They went about their lives, secure in their place at the top of the […]

How Julia Reichert Gained The Trust of Workers & Factory Chairman for ‘American Factory’ | Close Up

(upbeat music) – Access is a big part of subject choice, as well. Julia, in your case, you were dealing with this Chinese entrepreneur who gave you extraordinary access even when he was going through some rocky times. Can you talk about navigating that relationship? – You know, I live in Dayton, Ohio and it’s you know, kind […]

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