Saturday, December 3, 2016

Let's talk about guns, iMOCA art exhibit says

By Bekah Pollard
Tom Hubbard's artwork "Recoil" aims to reflect the gray areas in the gun debate. (Photo: Bekah Pollard/IndyStar)
INDIANA---Tom Hubbard took took his artwork addressing gun control and gun violence to an unlikely place: a gun show. He set up a booth at The Indy 1500 Gun and Knife Show Oct. 28-30 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. But his guns were sculptures, not actual firearms. In his conversations with people at the show, he purposely did not state any personal opinions but simply asked questions. At the show, and ultimately with his work, Hubbard wants to start a conversation about society’s views on guns, gun violence and gun control. Hubbard’s artwork is part of the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit “Unloaded” at the Alexander at CityWay (Through Dec. 31). [link]