The recent viral photo of Ieshia Evans standing in peaceful protest as she is arrested by police in riot gear is reminiscent of photos from the Civil Rights movement of the 1960’s. The struggle for equality and respect continues in this era with the Black Lives Matter Movement. The Seattle Art Museum is hosting an exhibit called Go Tell It: Civil Rights Photography on display now until January 2018. The exhibit features work from several artists including multi-platform artist, Shikeith. Sonya Green spoke with Shikeith in May about his video project, #BlackMenDream.
Maybe you’ve wanted to quit your desk job to volunteer your time to a cause overseas or maybe you want to climb the 10 great peaks of the world. Whatever your dream is, what keeps you from chasing after it? or is it thinking about it that keeps you going?
Our gueststoday are Tay Siang Huy who goes by Tay and Xin Hui Tan who goes by Val. They are award-winning film-makers and storytellers, and are living example of dreamers who have cycled across the globe on a project called I Believe That Dreams Can Come True. They started the journey in 2010 and are now based in Seattle as they work through their plans to travel across the US.
Listen to the interview here: KBCS_M+I_20130905_Dreams