Tags:From the Asheville Citizen-Times:
For Carolina McCready, art, the language of the human spirit, teaches people how to feel about complex issues, cutting through the static of biased politics and hate.Read the full article
That theory is the organizing principle behind The Artery’s new exhibit about immigration, “Nuestras Historias, Nuestras Voces” (Our Stories, Our Voices). The community art project is sponsored in part by Latino Advocacy Coalition, where McCready is co-director. The exhibit reception is 7-9 p.m. today.
“Art talks to people’s hearts — people can learn much more through art and the way that it speaks to you,” McCready said. “Since immigration is such a polarized and complicated topic, we hope to speak to people’s hearts and not their minds.