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Art Rising: Take Trump Tower

June 22, 2017

Nikki Juen is founding faculty of the VCFA MFA in Graphic Design and alumna of the VCFA Visual Art Program and a member of Brick x Brick which joined with other artists for Art Rising: Take Trump Tower on June 14th, 2017. The artists met to protest the proposed funding cuts of the NEA inside of Trump Tower, the home of Presidenct Donald Trump and the home to his business empire.

The event was documented in video form by news network Al Jazeera news—watch it here:

An in-depth examination of the performances can be read at Hyperallergic here, the New Yorker here, Crain’s here, and the Indypendent here.