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I Tell You What Freedom Is to Me: No Fear

by Joel Kuennen
When I first heard of Shaun Leonardo’s performance project, —a performance that taught spectators self-defense moves like how to break a chokehold if they are in a situation where they are being accosted—I was skeptical of its merit. Was it benefiting from a tragedy, or addressing real concerns? Would it incite citizens to resist arrest, or would it give people a sense of agency if they ever felt unjustly threatened? The performance follows the death of Eric Garner and the non-indictment of the... [more]
Posted by Joel Kuennen on 10/8/15