From the Cabinets, Cupboards, Cases and Closets Series, Brought/Left Behind #856 by Linda Stein (2015). Wood, metal, fabric, and mixed media. Open 47”x30”x16”

Creating Interactive Stories on Becoming a Brave Upstander

Agency is a foundational concept of interactivity and the currency of game design. Create an interactive story game of the 4 Bs with the possibility of becoming a brave upstander. There is never a single story about any place or people. In this encounter, select one of the Cabinets, Cupboards, Cases, and Closets sculptures to imagine a life story situated Read more about Creating Interactive Stories on Becoming a Brave Upstander[…]

Hannah Senesh 806 by Linda Stein (2014)
5 ft. sq. leather, metal, canvas, paint, fabric & mixed media

Justice Encounter: To Act OR Not To Act

GOALS and OBJECTIVES explore issues of social justice and social justice activism as upstander understand why and how people take action to address injustice develop empathy for people whose experiences differ from our own inspire participants (through art) to be upstanders for social justice recognize how one’s life history shapes personal perspectives on upstander behavior and social Read more about Justice Encounter: To Act OR Not To Act[…]

Ruth-Gruber

From Nativist Hysteria to Upstanders

FILMS: Vienna’s LOST Daughters (2007, 87 min., director: Mirjam Unger) Nativist hysteria against Syrian refugees echoes U.S. rejection of Jewish refugees in the 1930s.(2015, 13 min., director/producer: Amy Goodman) Democracy Now: Independent Global News. My Name is Ruth Gruber (2013, 7:33 min, director/producer: Zeva Oelbaum) art restitution: Woman in Gold (2015, 1 hr. & 49 Read more about From Nativist Hysteria to Upstanders[…]