Deconstruction of a Political Engagement (the Selma Project):
Installation view - framed page from Lorraine Hansberry's To Be Young, Gifted, and Black: Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words), photocopied copies of the 26 March 1965 Pro-Tem Student Newsletter, hand printed "Sit-Downers" booklet (edition of 500) *click here for pdf version (4.5MB)
"...Do I remain a revolutionary?
Intellectually -- without a doubt.
But am I prepared to give my body to the struggle or even my comforts?
This is what I puzzle about."
(exerpt from Lorraine Hansberry's To Be Young, Gifted, and Black: Lorraine Hansberry in Her Own Words).
Daniel Drache participated in the March 1965 solidarity sit-in at the US Consulate in Toronto and was an administrator with SUPA (Student Union for Peace Action, formerly known as the Combined University Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament or CUCND).