What is it about visual art that changes the viewer? What are the pitfalls and opportunities inherent to art that advocates? Hear renowned photographer and cultural activist Chris Jordan and Orion‘s picture editor Jason Houston discuss these topics and answer listener questions during Orion‘s most recent live web event. Jordan’s series “Intolerable Beauty,” which set a new standard for art that advocates, was featured in Orion in 2007
I enjoyed listening to this thought provoking conversation even if don’t share Chris’ views about grants. However, I understand his frustration having experienced it myself.