The Art of Boycott: Speech, Resistance, and Revolution

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When and Where:
Thursday, November 7, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
at Garfield Park Arts Center

2432 Conservatory Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46203

Special Venue Instructions: Free parking available.
Imhotep Adisa, Huwaida Arraf, Dalit Baum, Stephanie Skora, Mark Sniderman


Event Description:

An exhibition and panel discussion exploring the art, theory, and practice of boycott: how small changes in behavior can drive systemic change and achieve justice.

View the traveling exhibition, “Boycott! The Art of Economic Activism,” which features posters from more than 20 boycotts, including the Montgomery Bus Boycott; United Farm Workers’ grape and lettuce boycott; divestment from South Africa; the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS); and many others. A panel conversation the evening of November 7 will address theological and faith-based approaches to boycott, along with the historical roles of religious institutions in waging boycott. The discussion will include a selection of Muslim, Christian, and Jewish views on boycott and the r/evolutions boycott can spur.

Event: Thurs., Nov. 7, 7—8:30pm
Exhibit: Nov. 7—21; Tues.—Sat., 10am—5pm; Closed Sun. & Mon.

Free parking available in the Garfield Park Arts Center parking lot.

Walk-ins welcome. RSVPs encouraged by Nov. 6.

Presented by American Friends Service Committee, Muslim Youth Collective, VOCAB, Garfield Park Arts Center, and Jewish Voice for Peace—Indiana.