Monday, April 26, 2010
Opportunity: Ni Una Mas (Not One More) March on May 15 @ Drexel
GET INVOLVED! JOIN ARTMARCH FOR JUAREZ. ADD YOUR VOICE AND PRESENCE TO THIS POWERFUL RALLY AGAINST THE MURDERS AND ABDUCTIONS OF YOUNG WOMEN IN JUAREZ MEXICO. ACT NOW!
A central piece of the exhibition that will set its tone and capture the imagination of the world through its immediate electronic dispersal is ARTMARCH for Juarez, a mass demonstration/performance art piece that will open the exhibition on the afternoon of May 15, 2010. Hundreds of participants, including 700 young women from Drexel University dressed in the iconic pink color of the victims’ memorial crosses in Juarez, will move through the streets of Philadelphia, finally arriving at the 33rd street Armory building on Drexel’s campus for a political rally featuring concerned political figures and celebrities. NI UNA MAS intends to set a new standard for the effective convergence of aesthetic experience and political activism.
ARTMARCH Schedule and Itinerary announced:
2 PM assemble at the Drexel 33rd St. Armory.
3 PM speakers begin
ARTMARCH begins immediately after final speaker.
To view a map of the ARTMARCH click here. Participants will depart from point A and march through the streets to point B.
Bonnie MacAllister is a multimedia performance artist. She has performed at the New York Foundation of Arts and the Cat Cat Club in Paris, and her plays have been staged at the Shubin Theatre, Adrienne Theatre, and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally including in Galeria 6 in Mexico, the Utopia Library in Italy, and the Delaware Art Museum. She curates the multimedia label Certain Circuits Media (www.certaincircuits.org) which is currently accepting submissions. Her twitter: @BonnieMacArt