Flint Water Project politicizes the readymade, positing the bottles as symbols of gross negligence and misconduct on the part of city and state officials, and the dire consequences.
The famed social practice artist sells bottled water out of a Detroit gallery to highlight the continuing emergency.
In the absence of a properly functioning political system, it is ever more vital for art to bestow parity.
The artist Joan Linder makes exhaustive, panoramic drawings of toxic and radioactive sites in the United States, gathering a record of government indifference as she goes.
FLINT, Mich. — When President Obama visited Flint a few weeks ago and took note of peoples’ feisty attitude, I was relieved to have my own perceptions echoed by someone I trust, who probably has spent about as much — or more accurately, as little — time in the city as I have.