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Operation Art Box

CAGE BOX

Cage boxes are already transgressive
Cage boxes are already transgressive

Weekly Alibi is currently accepting submissions for this year's Operation Art Box, which last year saw more than a dozen Alibi boxes transformed into engaging works of street art. Not all newspaper boxes are created equal, however. Although they must be placed in a sheltered area, I am particularly fond of the "cage box" because they are unusual and cast interesting shadows. They're edgy. Why not turn it into a vintage birdcage, or a traveling circus cage wagon? The cage box could be used to make a statement about America's staggeringly high incarceration rate. A memorial to the 1980 New Mexico State Prison riot wouldn't be hard to imagine.

Deadline for submissions has been extended to July 19th.


 

Today's Events

Special showing of documentary directed by Gay Dillingham and narrated by Robert Redford, with preceding reception at 6pm and post-screening conversation with the filmmakers.

Beat Ebola Benefit Concert for Doctors Without Borders: John Bartlit & Daniel Ward • world guitar • Mensah Sokpor with Wamba • world and more at Albuquerque Center for Spiritual Living

Laser shows: Pink Floyd! at New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

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