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May 17: ‘It’s art activism’: Charleston artists gather at Calhoun monument, urge its removal

by Mikaela Porter The Post and Courier Calling for the removal of the controversial John C. Calhoun monument in Marion Square, Charleston area activists gathered at its base Thursday night to sing and speak of ongoing racial disparity. The event attracted more than 100 people and was part of a national movement to bring down …

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May 15: The Make It Right Project cultivates community in the shadow of Confederate monuments

by Vincent Harris, Charleston City Paper Kali Holloway has devoted much of her life to journalism, covering politics, race, gender issues and many other topics for AlterNet, Salon, the Guardian, TIME, the Huffington Post, the National Memo, and others. And while doing that work, she repeatedly found groups all over the country, whether they were …

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May 7: They helped bring down Silent Sam. Their new target: Charleston’s Calhoun Monument.

By Kalyn Oyer for the Post and Courier The group that helped bring down the Silent Sam Confederate statue in Chapel Hill, N.C., now has its eye set on the Calhoun monument in Charleston. The Make It Right Campaign, a national organization seeking to remove Confederate-related monuments across the United States, made its first stop in …

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April 7: Jen Ervin brings fresh photography to Charleston with Redux’s latest exhibition

by Melissa Hayes, Charleston City Paper “The idea is to bring something different to the community,” says Jen Ervin of the two-part photography exhibition she’s curated, now open at Redux Contemporary Art Center. “Redux really offers a chance for artists who are trying to push boundaries.” Ervin hopes the show reflects the dialogue that takes …

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April 5: Premiere: Son of famous rock ‘n’ roll photographer collaborates with Charleston artists

by Kalyn Oyer, The Post and Courier A Vermont musician with family ties to the heyday of classic rock is performing in Charleston with local band Slow Runner, and he’s releasing new music with some Charleston musicians.  Kris Gruen’s parents worked in the arts and exposed him to the music industry from an early age. …

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March 13: ‘Fungus Among Us’ art exhibit at Redux shows how Charleston is connected

by Kalyn Oyer for the Post and Courier The latest art installation at Redux Contemporary Art Center is meant to illustrate the connections of a community. And what better metaphor than the underappreciated fungus? From fantastical fairy circles to intertwined mushroom roots that grow underground and cling to other organisms, the “Fungus Among Us” exhibition …

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March 13: Redux and Enough Pie team up to show us how mushrooms connect everything and everyone

by Conelley Hardaway for the Charleston City Paper “Mushrooms connect everything. Soil, plants, themselves. They’re creating a whole ecosystem.” D.C.-based artist Naoko Wowsugi can’t help but grin when discussing her newfound passion, mushrooms, which also happen to be the subject of Redux Contemporary Art Center’s latest exhibition, The Fungus Among Us: Our Mycelium Connection. The …

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January 23: A Group of Charleston contemporary artists create a show at Redux to make their voices heard

By Heather Thornton by Vincent Harris for the Charleston City Paper There are a few reasons that Charleston artist Andrew King created and pitched the idea for Hello, My Name Is… to Redux Contemporary Art Center. The first is that the show, which features King’s work alongside three other local artists, needed a big space …

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December 4: After 18 months, Redux’s King Street spot finally gets a sign

by Connelley Hardaway for the Charleston City Paper Congrats, Redux. Today the art center finally got a sign (in addition to their building’s  ‘Big Bertha’ signage, which references its other inhabitant, a storage company). Executive director of Redux, Cara Leepson, says that she never thought she’d be this excited about a sign. After 18 months …

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