Truth to Power: Powerful, Provocative Art

Truth to Power is an art installation, presented by Rock the Vote, to showcase issue-based artwork from Philadelphia, national and international artists during the Democratic National Convention held in Philadelphia in 2016.

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Dozens of people walk through the Truth to Power art exhibition in Philadelphia's Spring Garden section. The event features some 50 local and national artists and is sponsored by Rock the Vote.
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Hand-painted protest signs don a large wall outside the main exhibition.
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"Testing for Human Kindness": This series features messages on cardboard to bring light to homelessness in America.
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Hanging guns, handgun and assault-style rifles, hang in the shape of the United States of America. From another angle, the installation looks like a gun.
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Police-style flashing lights make up the shape of the U.S. flag.
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Truth to Power is a special art installation put together for Rock the Vote's 25th anniversary.
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A view of the various types of art that is being featured in the exhibition.
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Artist Russell Craig showcases his self portrait.
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People look on at mugshots made up of a repeating series of words like Love
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A stark number in stark paint showcasing how much money students owe for their post-secondary education.
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A woman looks on at a series of pieces including a neon sign in the shape of a cross of the words "White Privilege."
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One of a series of pieces illustrating scenes of police brutality against African-Americans.
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Toe tags hang for those killed by police this year.
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Truth to Power's organizers had to add several new tags to the installation over the course of its showing.
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A woman looks on around a series of immigration-centered pieces.
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A startling statistic on a thought-provoking vehicle.
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