The Creators Project – February 2017

The Creators Project looks at Zoe Buckman's mural about politics and women

Antwaun Sargent of Vice‘s  The Creators Project features Zoë Buckman and Natalie Frank’s politically charged mural We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident at the Ford Foundation Live Gallery at New York Live Arts.

Here’s a brief excerpt from the article “37 Politicians Get a Mural Dedicated to Their Most Shameful Comments About Women”:

During the 2016 presidential campaign, audio surfaced of then-presidential hopeful Donald J. Trump telling Billy Bush that his celebrity status allowed him to “grab” women “by the pussy” at will. The revelation sent shockwaves around the country, but for artists Zoë Buckman and Natalie Frank, it was yet another line in an all-too-familiar history of disgusting comments made—on the political level—against women. The shameful sound bite inspired a new, 30-foot long mural titled, We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident, now on view at New York Live Arts, that makes art out of quotes from nearly 40 politicians who have, for decades, made odious public remarks about women’s bodies and rights.”

Read the article in its entirety here.

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