Monday, September 02, 2019
TKC MUST SEE!!! KANSAS CITY ARTISTS PROTEST AGAINST KEMPER MUSEUM PRIVATE PRISON LA MIGRA CONNECTION!!!
Another public post and shared content regarding an artsy cowtown movement that deserves a peek . . .
CHECK THE START OF PROTEST AND RALLIES URGING THE KEMPER MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART TO BREAK CONNECTIONS WITH PRIVATE PRISONS USED TO DETAIN REFUGEES!!!
A quick rundown of the controversy . . .
An artsy national blog broke the story and sent it to locals:
The Museum Trustee Behind a $130 Million Lawsuit to Keep ICE Detainees in Prison
Public radio took notice AFTER we blogged it:
The Kemper Museum Of Contemporary Art Caught Up In National Immigration Debate
Over the weekend . . .
Kansas City Arts Community Leaders Joined The Struggle . . .
And so . . .
What we find interesting is that INSIDERS KNOW THEY'RE TANGLED IN WEB OF CONNECTIONS BETWIXT THE KEMPERS & THE LOCAL ART WORLD . . . Some of these very same protesters have taken cash from the Museum and/or events funded by the Kemper clan. And so the moral high ground is just a bit harder to attain whilst the local high art culture war seems to be building to a crescendo.
Developing . . .