ART:21 Fiction VIDEO
What makes a compelling story? How do artists disrupt everyday reality in the service of revealing subtler truths? ART:21 features artists who explore the virtues of ambiguity, mix genres, and merge aesthetic disciplines to discern not simply what stories mean, but how and why they come to have meaning.
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Grant Curtis remembers the day he went shopping for his first tractor. “It was an eye opening experience,” he said. “Walking into a dealership, getting the prices, walking back to the bank and pleading my case. Saying, ‘I want to get back to the farm, but I need a way to do that.’” Curtis, in ...Continue Reading
Kansas finds out it has a $1 billion problem this week. Newly released state revenue estimates show that Kansas will burn through $380 million in reserves and still need to cut $280 million to balance its current budget, which ends in June. The problem continues in 2016, when revenues are projected to run $436 million ...Continue Reading
Professor Emeritus Bill Tuttle is himself part of a complicated legacy of race relations at the University of Kansas and the surrounding community. In 1968, Tuttle taught the University’s first ever African American studies course, and has devoted much of his career to examining equality in the progressive burg of Lawrence, Kansas. “I think there ...Continue Reading
A 9-year-old monk has never before left his Bhutanese village perched high in the Himalayas. The nearest road is a three-day walk distant, and Peyangki has never even left his village. In 2012, however, the world comes to him: Laya will at long last be connected to electricity, and the first television will flicker on ...Continue Reading