How Art Can Be Activism

This article is from Issue 63: May/June 2013

Russian author and dissident Alekzandr Solzehnitzyn once asked, “What good is art in a violent world?” 

It’s a valid question. Yet what if creating beauty could help combat injustice?

There are two spheres in which I have worked: the music industry and the humanitarianism sector. And both have shared a similar evolution.