An Artist For President

Twenty five years ago, 18th Street Arts Center’s co-founder, Susanna Bixby Dakin emerged from the sea having been tested by the waters for her candidacy as An Artist for President. A seminal performance art piece, it took Dakin from the art studio to the bully pulpit as she set out to prove that the nation is an artwork and we the people are the artists. This short film is comprised of the highlights from the campaign trail.