Pre Ferguson<br>“We made a lot of safe work,” Kevin McCoy said, “but it didn’t have a lot of meaning. It didn’t get to the crux of the issues.”<br><br>Post Ferguson<br>“It’s like: I’m gonna say it. I’m not gonna filter, my wife’s not gonna filter,” McCoy said. “If it makes people uncomfortable, that’s the whole purpose. We’re not comfortable!”<br><br>This is what everybody is on, pushback in every arena. All drops in the bucket. Art is a great way to express this sentiment… We need more spaces for art/creatives… they provide an invaluable service: expression, healing and release.

Pre Ferguson
“We made a lot of safe work,” Kevin McCoy said, “but it didn’t have a lot of meaning. It didn’t get to the crux of the issues.”

Post Ferguson
“It’s like: I’m gonna say it. I’m not gonna filter, my wife’s not gonna filter,” McCoy said. “If it makes people uncomfortable, that’s the whole purpose. We’re not comfortable!”

This is what everybody is on, pushback in every arena. All drops in the bucket. Art is a great way to express this sentiment... We need more spaces for art/creatives... they provide an invaluable service: expression, healing and release.

From The Streets To The Galleries, Artists Responded To Ferguson

Five years ago, Kevin and Danielle McCoy were making art that wasn’t particularly political. “We made a lot of safe work,” Kevin McCoy said, “but it didn’t
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