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July 2016

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

CLEVELAND - Every television ad is for a presidential candidate, the phone rings off the hook with endless robocalls, and people from all over the country knock on the door to make sure I know where to vote. It is election season, and this is Ohio. The Re

For some at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, the chosen accessory for protection is an AR-15-style rifle, casually slung over the shoulder. For the Los Angeles-based artist and activist Tim Schwartz, it's a discreet pouch made of matte silver ripstop fabric that houses his cell phone. Follow the link for...more

Link: http://qz.com/736224/heres-how-to-make-a-signal-blocking-cell-phone-pouch-like-the-ones-protesters-are-using-at-the-republican-national-convention/

Monday, July 18, 2016

The Fixers

Dan Polletta talks to artist Kate Sopko of The Fixers films aimed at visitors to the Republican National Convention presented by Spaces Gallery. Also joining the conversation is one of the local community activistis profiled in the series - Vel Scott. The series screens tonight (7/18) at The...more

Link: http://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-applause/the-fixers

Monday, July 18, 2016

Before Protesting at the Republican National Convention, Learn to Protect Your Phone

CLEVELAND - If you're a smartphone-wielding protestor in Cleveland this week, you might want to make a pit stop at SPACES on your way downtown to the Republican National Convention (RNC). At the gallery, Los Angeles–based artist Tim Schwartz will be holding drop-in "office hours" from 1 to 4pm every...more

Link: http://hyperallergic.com/311981/before-protesting-at-the-republican-national-convention-learn-to-protect-your-phone/

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Cleveland artists waiting for Donald Trump

Next week, Cleveland will host the Republican national convention for the first time since 1936. At least 50,000 visitors are expected. In anticipation, the city that's been fighting for half a century to shake the moniker of "the mistake on the lake" has undertaken a vigorous campaign of beautification. It...more

Link: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/jul/16/cleveland-artists-republican-national-convention-donald-trump

Saturday, July 16, 2016

A Life in Activism and Comics: An Interview with Joyce Brabner

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS - There's a good chance that if you think you know Joyce Brabner, you're picturing actress Hope Davis: a chronically serious woman whose small face is hidden behind a heavy head of long brown hair and big, round glasses. In reality, Brabner's hair hasn't been that long for...more

Link: http://hyperallergic.com/311469/a-life-in-activism-and-comics-an-interview-with-joyce-brabner/

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