“Art and Politics” videos for Brown’s Choices Program

Posted by Ian on Jun 21, 2013 in arts, interviews, news, publications, video

This Spring, Brown University’s Choices Program interviewed me for a series of videos on “Art and Politics”. The videos will be part of Brown’s Scholars Online video library for their online teaching resources.

Here is a list of the interview questions and short videos.

1. Who are you and what do you do?

2. How do you choose art for an exhibit?

3. How is art used as a form of political expression?

4. What can art reveal about history or current events?

5. How is exploring art a useful way to learn about other societies?

6. What is the value of art?

7. Who is Ai Weiwei?

8. How do you go about analyzing a work of art?

9. Ai Weiwei, Dropping a Han Dynasty Urn (1995)

10. Dorothea Lange, Destitute peapickers in California (1936)

11. Ilya Repin, The Volga Barge Haulers (1870-1873)