Bullets, Bells + Activism with Artist Stephanie Mercedes

Bullets, Bells + Activism with Artist Stephanie Mercedes

September 3, 2020 | M.K. Koszycki, District Fray

In a world rife with violence of all sorts, Argentinian-American queer artist Stephanie Mercedes turns some of the most recognizable tools of violence into ones of peace. Through bullet and gun melting ceremonies, in addition to looking at the violent histories of her family’s native Argentina, Mercedes examines these acts and encourages others to do the same through hands-on performances and ceremonies...

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