Art on Abolition<br>What does abolition look like, sound like, feel like? Freedom & Captivity is curated an online exhibition from work submitted to theirnational open call for work responding to this prompt. The submitted work was reviewed by the Freedom & Captivity jury, which includes Catherine Besteman (an anthropologist and holds the position of Francis F. Bartlett and Ruth K. Bartlett Professor of Anthropology at Colby College in Waterville, Maine.), Skye Gosselin (community organizer with Maine Youth Justice), Kelsey Halliday Johnson (the Executive Director of the multi-disciplinary visual and performing art organization SPACE in Portland, Maine) , Joseph Jackson (poet, founder of the Maine State Prison Chapter of the NAACP, and the director of Maine Prisoner Advocacy), Samuel James (songwriter), Marcia Minter (Co-director of Indigo Arts Alliance and on the board of Maine's Art Commission), Daniel Minter (Assistant Professor at Maine College of Art), Julie Poitras Santos (Director of Exhibition at the Maine College of Art), and Lia Wilson (Arts writer and Administrator at SPACE, in Portland Maine). The exhibition, which will launch on September 2, 2021, is supported by Indigo Arts Alliance, Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA, and SPACE.
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