Tag Archives: Philadelphia Art Hotel
Coral Street Arts House, Philadelphia, PA Boggsville Boatel and Boat-In Theater, Far Rockaway, Queens, NY Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Here is a review of the performative lecture of “Swimming Lessons and the Red Scare” at Coral Street Arts House written by Libby Rosof of The Art Blog. Thank you, Libby!
One more Philadelphia talk scheduled! See below: Moles Not Molar Reading & Performance Series presents Friday, September 23 @ 8pm Vox Populi Gallery, 319 North 11th Street, 3rd Floor SUE LANDERS (Brooklyn) Sue Landers is the author of 248 mgs, … Continue reading
In 1953, at the height of the McCarthy Era, 9 leaders of the American Communist Party were arrested in Philadelphia in violation of the Smith Act and tried for conspiracy to overthrow the United States government. Over 50 years later, … Continue reading
Picket outside Federal Building in Philadelphia on October 15, 1949 in opposition of indictments against Communist leaders. Reproduction of protest sign, demanding rights to freedom of speech for political organizations and individuals.
Sherman Labovitz is the only surviving defendant of the Philadelphia Smith Act, a former professor at the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, and author of the book, Being Red in Philadelphia, A Memoir of the McCarthy Act. He is … Continue reading
August 4, 2011: Communist Party Archives, Tamiment Library, New York University, NY August 10, 2011: The Urban Archives, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Here is an article written by Simon Hodgson for the California College of the Art’s Alumni News site about my Philadelphia project and the overlap of working as an artist and organizer. Read it here.
I’ve arrived in Philadelphia! For six weeks, I will be an artist-in-residence at the Philadelphia Art Hotel, a residency program in East Kensington created by Krista Peel and Zak Starer. I will be researching my paternal grandfather, Joe Roberts, who … Continue reading