Art Is Power

Video Blog: Voltron Empowers Teachers

In this video blog, Patrice Milillo empowers teachers to innovative programs that cultivate community and bring people together to activate their space. The idea is to bring the community into the classroom and the classroom out into the community.

March 23rd, 2017|

Friday Inspirational Video: Musical Resurrection

The Recycled Orchestra, a group in Cateura, Paraguay liberated itself by playing musical instruments made entirely of garbage.

March 17th, 2017|

The Weekly Why? Why do I believe the arts can empower us to recreate ourselves and the world we inhabit?

Ever since I could bounce my clumsy toddler body to the beat of a song or assert my existence with my name scribbled on a wall in blue crayon, the arts have been my power.

March 16th, 2017|

Quote of the Week: Music Can Restore Humanity

Globally acclaimed Pianist, Jazz Composer, humanitarian, UNESCO’s Artist for Peace, and founder of the Panama Jazz Festival Danilo Perez, explains to Patrice Milillo music's ability to restore humanity.

March 15th, 2017|

Poem of the Century: Ideology is a Substitute for Art

What is the difference between an artist and an ideologue?

March 12th, 2017|

(AIP Video Blog) Art Street Sacramento is in Full Effect

Art is Power's Patrice Milillo visits Sacramento's Art Street to experience the power of community building, consciousness raising, and entertainment through art.

February 22nd, 2017|

Friday Inspirational Video: Humanizing the Gray Walls

This video demonstrates the power of community, creativity, Art, and I can't forget to mention, good barbecue.

February 17th, 2017|

The Weekly Why: Art Street and the Dialogue of Art

Where can a person go to have honest dialogue with strangers about sensitive and controversial topics without polarizing everyone involved?

February 11th, 2017|

AIP Quote of the Week: Calling all Political Artists

This is a time, right now, from my point of view, when there is an enormous need for the artist to step forward and project images that say a thousand words. You don’t have to read huge columns of information about trump did this and trump did that. In one second an image can project all of that, and I think that the political artists are beginning to step up to do that.

February 8th, 2017|

AIP Friday Inspirational Video: Alternate Images of Humanity

By traveling to distant, often dangerous places around the world, well outside of his comfort zone, French […]

February 3rd, 2017|