political action

political action

The Resistance Continues

A POP-UP EXHIBITION AND ARTIST BOOK LAUNCH Ellen Sollod presents RESIST at BONFIRE Gallery in conjunction with the first anniversary of the Women's Marchfeaturing Sollod’s projects: Ribbons of Resistance, I Resist/I Embrace and 100 Days/100 Postcards. RESIST brings these projects together through photographs, prints and limited edition artist-books. Sollod will be giving away Ribbons of Resistance throughout the show. [...]

2018-05-24T14:32:20+00:00

A Month in Rome.II

TEVERE RECLAIMED The Tevere (Tiber) River running through Rome has long been a neglected resource. The tall walls lining each side were originally built to protect the city from flooding. Unfortunately, the walkways along each bank became receptacles for litter and havens for undesirable activity–a no-man's-land. Recently, the city has begun to recognize it as an urban amenity [...]

2017-04-25T10:41:09+00:00

ARTRUMPS: Resistance and Action

I RESIST/ I EMBRACE I am bringing my Ribbons of Resistance project to Bonfire Gallery, Seattle, April 1-May 27, 2017. Ribbons of Resistance was created in response to the Presidential election. Over 1000 ribbons have been distributed free by mail, and by hand at the Women's Marches in D.C., Denver, and Seattle. It also [...]

2017-03-16T09:26:17+00:00

Ribbons of Resistance

TAKE ACTION! I created this in response to my deep sadness for our country stemming from the outcome of the 2016 Presidential election.  I am girded for the battles to come. Of particular concern to me are civil rights, the environment and women’s reproductive rights. What are yours? Wear this ribbon as a symbol of [...]

2017-04-25T10:54:28+00:00

The Role of the Artist in Uncertain Times

NO TIME FOR PARALYSIS! Since the election, I have been thinking a lot about the role of the artist in society. Can we make a difference? Can we use our voice/our work to speak truth to power, to rally others to action. I have had a difficult time seeing a way forward with the [...]

2017-04-25T10:55:56+00:00