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Thursday, January 1


Hennepin Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN
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Barbara Bridges
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Barbara Bridges, Director of ACW, appears in Art As My Weapon Exhibition

Join Barbara at the Hennepin County Library for an opening event on April 23 between 3:00 and 4:30. See details above. Beverages following…Barbara’s treat.

Artwork Statement
In 2020, the most recent year for which complete data is available, 45,222 people died from gun-related injuries in the U.S., according to the CDC. That figure includes gun murders and gun suicides -comprise over 50% of gun deaths.  Some gun deaths are deaths are also accidental.  If you own a gun, you are 2 times more likely to die by gun.

If you feel the need to own a gun, improve your odds. Learn to use your gun and keep it in a safe.

Barbara creates social practice art from fabricated components in a variety of media and rescued “power objects.” She manipulates the objects to create meaning and provoke discussions and reflection on a wide variety of social topics.

She is an intervenor and believes that artists are simply interveners on any particular materials and/or objects the artist manipulates.  Any object already has a story, the artist simply recombines these objects to create a new narrative.

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