"I still think the social function of art is that kind of negative aesthetic. Otherwise there’s no social function for it."
From Season 6 of "Art in the Twenty-First Century"
How do artists respond to a world in flux? In what ways do artists act as agents of change, and what kinds of aesthetic choices do they make to express it? This episode features artists who bear witness, through their work, to transformation—cultural, material, and aesthetic—and actively engage communities as collaborators and subjects.