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General Strike / Huelga General (Art Exhibit)

  • CTUL 3715 Chicago Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55407 (map)

Poetry! ... Puppets! ... Prints! ... Painting! ... Posters! ... Photography! ... much more!

40+ artist-activists come together for this exhibit!

Join us for the opening reception of "General Strike / Huelga General" at the Twin Cities workers' center CTUL (Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha) for reflection, envisioning, and community-building. This will also be a fundraiser for art-activism programs at CTUL, and a poetry night.

$10 suggested donation / no-one turned away for lack of funds

Poetry and program starts at 6:30PM

About the exhibit:

2017 has seen the resurrection of an old, yet up-until-now abandoned, tool of mass civil disobedience: the general strike. Already this year we have been rocked by several political and labor strikes -- the women’s general strike on Mar 8, the immigrant general strike on Feb 16, the national day of action on May 1. Artists respond to these actions and the current political moment at this unique art show, hosted by Minnesota's largest workers' center, CTUL.

Participating artists (tentative list):
Ricardo Levins Morales
Ruthann Godollei
Olivia Levins Holden
Alizarin Menninga-Fong
Susan Kikuchi
Melanie Cervantes, Dignidad Rebelde
Jesus Barraza, Dignidad Rebelde
Mattie Weiss
Aaron Rosenblum
Rebekah Crisanta de Ybarra
Sandra Spieler, Heart of the Beast Puppet & Mask Theater
Trang Do
Ryan Stopera
Nell Pierce
Cole Sutton
Donald Thomas
Lela Pierce
Pierce Putz
Jessica Lopez Lyman
Arianna Diaz-Celon
Samie Johnson
Ken Rivera
Mary Plaster
Aaron Johnson-Ortiz
Keith Christensen
Leon Wang
Chandler Daily
Uche Iroegbu
Cynthia Fong
Sam Gould, Beyond Repair
Howard Kling
Randy Croce
Dan Mendez Moore
Magdalena Kaluza
Lindsay McCaw, Heart of the Beast
Josselyn Falcones
Donald Thomas
Haley Kerman
Heidi Jeub
Andra Palchick
Marika Kandelaki
Marco Dávila
R. Black
Hugh D'Andrade

Additionally, the “Palabristas”, a Twin Cities-based Latinx poetry group, will be performing: Teresa Ortiz, Neri Diaz, David Mendez, Emmanuel Ortiz, Marion Gomez, Magdalena Kaluza, La Lupe