Curated by Jessica Lawless and Sarah Ross with Steven Lam
Opened 11 May 2008 at the Urbana Champaign Independent Media Center
Traveled to DEMO Space 122 in New York City, 16 June 2008
Closed on 16 November 2008 at Sea and Space in Los Angeles
"The Audacity of Desperation is an art exhibition expressing and unraveling states of political desperation. Activists, artists and very concerned people have created posters, manifestos, DIY kits, postcards, stickers, buttons and multi-media projects for free distribution.
Traveling through the country, this show creates space to build relationships and foster dialogue around the desperate state of affairs laid by a disastrous administration, complacent congressional leaders and a un-empowered populus." (From the Audacity of Desperation)