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Articles About art activism

  • Stick-pounding rhythms at World House Choir concert

    Vocal activist Melanie DeMore poses with sticks used for traditional Gullah music known as stick-pounding. DeMore is appearing with the World House Choir for the group’s annual fall concert. Local performances are Sept. 8 and 9 at 7 p.m. at Antioch College’s Foundry Theater. (Submitted photo)

    World House Choir Director Cathy Roma is bringing Melanie DeMore, perhaps the foremost keeper and transmitter of the Gullah tradition, to Yellow Springs.

  • Yellow Springs artists visit Greek refugee camp

    Local artists Beth Holyoke, left, and Kaethi Seidl spent a month in a Greek refugee camp in February. Back home in Holyoke’s Yellow Springs studio, they looked over photos of some of the children they worked with at the camp. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Many of us see the photos and hear stories of the current refugee crisis and feel overwhelmed. What can one person do? A lot, according to local artists Beth Holyoke and Kaethi Seidl.

  • Herndon Gallery: Identity unmasked in ‘Schizomaica’

    Antioch College’s Herndon Gallery is hosting “Schizomaica,” a show by Jamaican-born artist Kamar Thomas, currently visiting assistant professor of visual arts at Antioch. Up for a few more weeks, the show features 19 works in oil and charcoal, including “Selfie 3,” pictured here at right. A reception and painting demonstration will be held on Thursday, April 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. (Photo by Audrey Hackett)

    27-year-old Kamar Thomas is currently a visiting assistant professor of visual arts at Antioch College. His Herndon Gallery show, titled “Schizomaica”, which features 19 works in oil and charcoal, combines elements of performance, photography and painting.