This is a web only episode and was not broadcast on Praire Public radio.
It was publiushed as a podcast on: June 24, 2014.
Five years ago, the North Dakota Museum of Art hosted a panel on art and human rights in order to commemorate their exhibit The Disappeared. We thought the recording was lost forever, but we found it, cleaned it up, and presenting it here.
is an exploration of victims of political violence in Latin America. It’s a chilling exhibit that got
worldwide attention, including a review in The New York Times
T. The panel was an opportunity to explore the same themes with musicians and activists who know about violence first hand. My guests on the panel are pianist Sarah Cahill, Christian Correa, Father Jack Davis, and hip-hop musician and author, Emmanuel Jal.
Biographies of the panelists can be found
The New York Times
review of the exhibition.
Thank you to the
North Dakota Museum of Art
for hosting the panel and for inviting WHY? to participate.