Featured Resource: A Border Wall of Piñatas Brings a Community Together (KQED Arts)
A collective of artists, makers, and community members pitched in to assemble Sita Kuratomi Bhaumik’s wall of piñatas, a response to Donald Trump’s proposed border wall between the United States and Mexico.
What is your response to the new administration’s stance on key issues? Create a visual, audio, or multimedia response that reflects your point of view. #DoNow100Days
How to Do Now
Do Now by posting a video response in this week’s Flipgrid. Join the conversation here.
You can also post your response on Twitter or in the comment section below. Be sure to include #DoNow100Days and #100DaysArt in your tweet.
Artists Respond to the First 100 Days
In January, KQED Arts launched a series highlighting creative responses to various election issues and the Trump Administration’s policies towards them. “100 Days of Art” captures the responses of artists and activists in the Bay Area and beyond.
In “Flowers for Immigration”, artist Lizania Cruz photographed flower arrangements by Mexican women and asked them to share their thoughts on President Trump.
In what was intended to be a month-long series, “30 Days, 30 Songs” producers curated a playlist of 30 songs reflecting the times. “The playlist will feature original tracks, unreleased live versions, remixes, covers, and previously released but relevant songs that will inspire and amuse and channel the outrage of a nation,” says the producers. The project has now extended the playlist to include 1,000 songs.
Last week’s Do Now asked what issue you would follow during President Trump’s first 100 days in office. What is a creative way to express your position on an issue or policy that you care about?
Create a visual, audio, or multimedia piece that reflects your stance.
BLOG: KQED Arts Launches New Series, ‘First 100 Days: Art in the Age of Trump’ (KQED Arts)
ARTICLE: Artists Reckon with Trump’s Inauguration (The New York Times)