An active protest attempting to share and communicate my response to and concern with our grave times and place. Art can encourage individual conscience. Everyones independent devotion is the only vehicle that can nourish the seed of sanity that is essential in the construction and change that makes only all the difference in the world.
As the curator Ingrid Schaffner wrote years later in describing Currents, The issues that wont disappear have, if anything, escalated in intensity and seriousness. She closed her essay on the project by writing that for Rauschenberg, making art that posits the potential for change is clearly an imperative to his living in the world.