Please join us at The Change You Want To See Gallery for a weekend of screenings, artist talks and workshops exploring the concept of exclusion as it pertains to voting and democracy. From Al Capone and Zombie movies, to knitting workshops and non-citizen voting projects, presenters include artists Cat Mazza, Ricardo Miranda, and Not An Alternative.
Friday, October 10, 7:30pm – 9:30pm
The weekend kicks off with Vote Early, Vote Often, a multimedia presentation by Marco Deseriis and Jason Jones of Not An Alternative. Followed by a screening of Zombie film “Homecoming” (59min). American soldiers who died in Iraq come back to cast ballots in the US presidential elections.
Saturday, October 11, 12pm – 3pm
Cat Mazza, founder of the MicroRevolt collective of craftivistsm, will give an artist talk. A knitting workshop follows, participants are invited to bring works in progress, or contribute to the completion of Mazza’s latest project Stitch for Senate, in which knit helmet liners will be sent to Senators on election week 2008.
Sunday, October 12, 12pm – 3pm
Artist Ricardo Miranda Zuniga will discuss his latest work VOTEMOS.US ¡Mexico Decide!. Votemos.us is an online Spanish language portal that enables non-citizens to participate in the upcoming U.S. elections. On Sunday, it enters the physical world, as participants are invited to join Ricardo on the inaugural tour of the Votemos.us interactive voting cart.
October 10, 2009