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Creativity as a Weapon to Protect Civil Liberties


Sid Lee Collective Harnesses the Power of Creativity as a Weapon to Protect Civil Liberties in Provocative Art Exhibit

Beyond just an event that will add to New York’s bustling art scene, "Refuge" stimulates conversation around protecting civil liberties. NEW YORK, March 16, 2017 – Using synergistic-creativity as a catalyst, Sid Lee Collective is hosting an inspiring SoHo art exhibition called "Refuge”, open to the public on Saturday, March 25th. Orchestrated by twelve artists from diverse backgrounds, Refuge works to create a provocative discussion around immigration, the fight for equality, displacement, and protection of civil liberties. Featuring Collin Hughes, Shawna X, Ryan Duffin, Joaquin Trujillo, Slow Factory, Troi Irons, Adrian Yu, Mogollon, Abby Walton, Jo Metson-Scott, Barkas and friends as well as Sid Lee. Event details: What: Sid Lee Collective presents Refuge: Creativity for Civil Liberty When: Saturday, March 25th, 2017 Time: 12:00pm - 6:00pm Where: 201 Mulberry St., New York, NY 10012 Inspired by Carrie Fisher’s words, via Meryl Streep: “Take your broken heart, make it into art.” About Sid Lee Collective Since 1993, Sid Lee Collective has been a creative incubator that helps fund, produce and exhibit passion projects of fearless, global artisans. No matter the day job, they believe everyone benefits from pursuing collaborative creative projects they love. That’s why everyone at Sid Lee gives up to 10% of their time to make passion projects happen.

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