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ArtWorks for Freedom | ACTION DC!

September 25 - November 10

ArtWorks for Freedom ACTION DC! LogoArtWorks for Freedom is taking over Washington, D.C.! Artists, arts organizations, service providers, universities, the diplomatic community, local government and advocacy organizations are coming together to amplify our collective voices during: “ArtWorks for Freedom | Action DC!”

LIST OF EVENTS | CALENDAR VIEW

  • September 25 – October 20: “Bearing Witness: Visualizing Modern Slavery”
    Works by six artists and survivors @ Gallery 102, George Washington University
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  • September 25 – November 4: “Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom”
    Call and response collaborative exchange between 17 artists and 17 poets @ the Watergate Gallery
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  • September 29: Opening Reception for “Bearing Witness: Visualizing Modern Slavery”
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  • September 30: Works-In-Progress & Community Conversation on Human Trafficking
    Workshop presentation of “Strong in the Broken Places” and community conversation funded by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities
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  • October 4 – 12: “What You See Is Not Who I Am”
    Outdoor mural installation by teenage artists from Groundswell on display @ Gallery 102
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  • October 4 – November 20: “Golden Doors to Freedom”
    Exhibit of ArtWorks’ participatory art project Golden Doors to Freedom created by various groups and survivors
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  • October 5 – November 30: “Anonymous”
    Embroidered portraits by Brikena Boci
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  • October 5: Campaign Kickoff!
    Kickoff ACTION DC! on the rooftop of the Hotel Washington w/ DJ Spooky
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  • October 7: Opening Reception for “Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom”
    Call and response by 17 artists and 17 poets
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  • October 8: Spoken Word Performance (Busboys and Poets 14th Street)
    Poetry readings with paired artwork from “Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom”
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  • October 9: Spoken Word Performance (Busboys and Poets Takoma Park)
    Poetry readings w/ paired artwork from “Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom”
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  • October 9 – November 27: “Invisible” Call & Response
    Writers and visual artists respond to the theme “Invisible” as it relates to victims of “invisible crimes” or unlawful actions that go unnoticed
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  • October 10: “The True Cost” Film Screening
    Experience the lives of the people who make your clothes in this film
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  • October 11: Red Sand Project Community Art Event @ George Washington University
    Join us in a community art event to raise awareness of human trafficking
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  • October 11: Red Sand Project Community Art Event @ George Mason University
    Join us in a community art event to raise awareness of human trafficking
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  • October 11: “Invisible” Call & Response Panel Discussion
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  • October 11: “Once Invisible” Improvisational Theatre Performance
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  • October 12: “I Am Jane Doe” Film Screening and Reception
    Join us as we screen “I Am Jane Doe” chronicling the fight against sex trafficking
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  • October 13-20: “Bought & Sold: Voices of Human Trafficking”
    Experience ArtWorks for Freedom founder and artistic director Kay Chernush’s open outdoor exhibit on display in Washington, D.C.’s historic Dupont Circle
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  • October 13 – November 19: “CHILDREN IN THE FIELDS”
    Drawings by children of migrant laborers and survivor quilts
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  • October 14: “Strong in the Broken Places” Dance Premiere
    A co-production with Dance Place, the newly commissioned dance features four award-winning choreographers addressing the issue of human trafficking using the Japanese art form of Kintsugi
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  • October 15: “Strong in the Broken Places” Dance Premiere
    A co-production with Dance Place, the newly commissioned dance features four award-winning choreographers addressing the issue of human trafficking using the Japanese art form of Kintsugi
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  • October 17: “Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom” Meet the Artists
    Select artists from the running exhibit “Human Trafficking: Reclaiming Freedom” will perform and discuss their works
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  • October 18: The Media and Human Trafficking Panel Discussion
    Media panel moderated by Terry Fitzpatrick, Director of Communication & Advocacy, Free the Slaves | Hosted by the Institute for Public Diplomacy and Global Communication, GWU
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  • October 18: “Bearing Witness: Visualizing Modern Slavery” Artists Talk & Panel Discussion
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  • October 18: “Not My Life” Film Screening & Discussion
    Groundbreaking documentary exploring human trafficking on five continents
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  • October 19: “La Cosecha” (The Harvest) Film Screening
    Award-winning film that documents the lives of children who work in America’s agricultural fields
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  • October 21: “Food Chains” Film Screening
    Expose of the human cost in our food supply
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  • October 24: “The Dark Side of Chocolate” Film Screening
    Documentary detailing child labor and trafficking within the chocolate industry
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  • October 26: “Very Young Girls” Film Screening
    Exposé of the commercial sex exploitation of girls in New York City
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  • November 1 – November 20: “Picturing Freedom”
    Winners of the ArtWorks for Freedom poster competition displayed at the New Project Studio, Torpedo Factory in Alexandria, Va.
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  • November 1: “After the Fact | Borderless Captivity”
    Invitation only presentation and reception co-hosted by the Embassy of Sweden
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  • November 3-25 (Various Dates): Zine and Bookmaking Workshop
    Hands-on session where participants make a small book (zine) on the subject of human trafficking. Led by students from George Mason University’s School of Art. Open to the Public.
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  • November 8: “After the Fact | Borderless Captivity”
    Open to General Public. Registration required.
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  • November 9: “Golden Doors to Freedom” Reception and Artist Talk
    Participants from ArtWorks for Freedom’s Golden Doors To Freedom community art project share their stories
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  • November 15: “After the Fact | Borderless Captivity”
    Open to General Public. Registration required.
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Details

Start:
September 25
End:
November 10
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Organizer

ArtWorks for Freedom
Phone:
571-723-8955
Email:
info@artworksforfreedom.org
Website:
artworksforfreedom.org

Venue

Multiple Locations – Washington, DC
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