Arts as

Political expression by artists goes well beyond the interpersonal. Artists as activists are more prominent than ever. The energy and commitment they bring are more needed than ever.

The photographs in this year’s annual report explore the border we may be inclined to think exists between art and politics. The subjects of these photographs shatter that line.

A small selection from this year’s portfolio of images capturing “Arts as Political Activism” in Cleveland by Accra Shepp.

Please see the photographs section for the full collection from this year.

Shooting Without Bullets

Shooting Without Bullets

Twelve Literary Arts — Daniel

Twelve Literary Arts

A special experience

The founder of Twelve Literary Arts, Daniel Gray-Kontar, has written a poem inspired by this year’s photographs.

Please listen for a more immersive experience as you let the photos scroll across your screen.

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