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GLOBE OP-TALKS

Aug. 18: What role does performance art play in political change?

What role does performance art play in political change?
A conversation about the role that public and performance art have to play in our current moment of social upheaval, and in long-term political change.

Dread Scott, a world-renowned artist who recently orchestrated a re-enactment of the largest rebellion of enslaved people in American history and who once burned $171 on Wall Street in a communal fire, joins the Globe’s editorial page editor Bina Venkataraman for a conversation about the role that public and performance art have to play in our current moment of social upheaval — and in long-term political change.

This Op-Talk was recorded on Aug. 18, 2020 and may contain out of date information.