Change Is Coming:
What Is the Role of the Arts?
She asked for essays from any perspective to help open some deeper conversations, looking for voice from youth to elder, emerging artist to professional, all disciplines, all genres. The quest goes beyond the now, through November 3, and beyond. Our nation has set in motion a cycle that is forcing everyone to put their card on the table.
The hardest hit industry is Arts & Entertainment -- and the diagnosis is a long slow recovery. Some industry estimates show 40% of arts programs from museums, to theatre companies, to movie makers will not survive. This makes life especially difficult for the individual artist, the backbone of the industry. There are many fronts in this pandemic that touch on every aspect of our personal and social lives.
What do you see for our collective future and role in society?
We Welcome Submissions
The first four submissions are from a mother and daughter who run two dance schools; an independent writer and public health scientist; and a young woman making her living acting on stage and film.
Here are their essays.
Published in In Motion Magazine September 29, 2020
If you have any thoughts on this or would like to contribute to an ongoing discussion in the
What is New? || Affirmative Action || Art Changes || Autonomy: Chiapas - California ||
Community Images || Education Rights || E-mail, Opinions and Discussion ||
En español || Essays from Ireland || Global Eyes || Healthcare ||
Human Rights/Civil Rights || Piri Thomas ||
Photo of the Week || QA: Interviews || Region || Rural America ||
Search || Donate || To be notified of new articles || Survey ||
In Motion Magazine's Store || In Motion Magazine Staff ||
In Unity Book of Photos ||
Links Around The World
Copyright © 1995-2020 NPC Productions as a compilation. All Rights Reserved.