The Soldier's Experience Through The Lens Of Art
In the photograph, a young soldier with a downy blond buzz-cut lies perfectly still, face down on the ground. On stage, an ancient Greek warrior goes through the four stages of events that lead to post-traumatic stress.
The arts community is asking big questions about the life of the soldier. What role does art play in public discourse around combat?
- April Watson, curator, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
- Edward Matheny, dramaturg, Kansas City Repertory Theatre
- Joseph Burks, veteran of American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, public relations officer, Kansas City Veterans Hospital