Street Wise Arts

When Art Goes Up, Walls Come Down

WORDS BY EBONI J.D. FREEMAN

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BOULDER — VISUAL ARTS — Issue 9

It’s time to look up. Burying our heads in the midst of social strife has never been a winning solution, but how do we make an impact from our tiny corners of the universe? Leah Brenner Clack, Executive Director of the Street Wise Arts non-profit, declares “ARTivism” as the way forward. Through her annual artistic activism mural festival, Clack is creating, refining, and scaling a model for neighbourhoods to put art up, tear walls down, and build equitable towns.


sM | Why are murals an appropriate medium for showcasing cultural diversity, social activism, and community values?
LBC ── Murals are super accessible...

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