Ten years after "The Great Immensity," received a National Science Foundation grant that drew the ire of Congressional Republicans, The Civilians' Artistic Director Steve Cosson discusses the complicated relationship between the government and arts organizations.
In the second episode of our OWS series: actor Greg McFadden plays Richard O’Mara, a member of the Tea Party; Emily Rossell plays a young demonstrator; Dan Domingues and Colleen Werthmann play members of the OWS medical team; and Michael Friedman sings his song “The Signs.”
The material in this podcast is based on interviews that Civilians’ artists conducted in and around Zuccotti Park in the fall of 2011. It was recorded on October 28, 2011, during a live performance at Joe’s Pub that was featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal and Faster Times.
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