There's no rest for the wicked - uh make that the compulsively creative. Steve Dietz, ZER01's artistic director, recently made the pages of the New York Times for his newest project, The UnConvention, who's mission is:
- To umbrella the myriad artistic and educational activities (exhibitions, lectures, performances, etc.) that will take place in the Twin Cities during the lead-up and staging of the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota.
- To host the alternative media that will converge on the Twin Cities during the Convention.
Working with major institutions in the Twin Cities, like the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and Intermedia Arts, as well as with local universities and community groups,Steve’s project involves more than a hundred local and national artists in an array of exhibitions, events and performances that will begin on Aug. 30 and run throughout the Republican convention, which ends Sept. 4.