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Yosi Sergant

10 Beautifully Distracting Programs to Look for At the Manifest: Justice Pop-Up Art Space

Wyatt Closs | Posted 06.22.2015 | Arts
Wyatt Closs

Sponsored by Arts for Amnesty and California Endowment, there are over 30 events over the 10 days -- discussions, music, stage, film, workshops. It was an ambitious undertaking that I hope folks will get to check out accidentally or purposely.

Best Art About Work

Wyatt Closs | Posted 11.04.2011 | Arts
Wyatt Closs

Art at work? Well, art portraying work or workers' values and struggles has been going on for centuries, but portraying work in dramatic or readily ac...

Manifest Equality: Art, Hipness, and Civil Rights for All

Pamela Ezell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Pamela Ezell

Like many Californians, the Manifest Equality team was elated the night of Obama's victory, and then stunned the next morning with the news that Proposition 8 had passed.

'Manifest Equality': A Call to Action

Wendy Carrillo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Wendy Carrillo

After his very public separation from the National Endowment of the Arts, Yosi Sergant is back with the "Manifest Equality" art exhibit, a much anticipated "welcome home."

Yosi Sergant And The Art Of Right Wing Hysteria

Neon Tommy | Hillel Aron | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

It was late September 2009, and Yosi Sergant was sitting in Washington National Airport, waiting for his flight. His sister Shira was about to give bi...

Yosi Sergant Resigns

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The controversial communications chief for the National Endowment of the Arts resigned Thursday after drawing fire from Republican ...

Ryan Grim

Two Weeks Later, NEA Weighs In On Yosi Sergant Demotion

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's not quite what you'd get from a rapid-response war room, but roughly two weeks after the National Endowment for the Arts demoted communications d...

Yosi Sergant, Administration Aide Demoted: Glenn Beck Strikes Again

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: The NEA has updated their statement to emphasize that Yosi Sargent remains with the agency, but in a different position: "As regards Yosi Serg...

The New Shape of the Culture War: Glenn Beck, Yosi Sergant, Van Jones, and Hip-Hop

Jeff Chang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Chang

Yosi Sergant worked at what the Obama campaign thought were the margins: to use the creative power of artists to ignite the imagination of the people.

How the Obama "Hope" Poster Reached a Tipping Point and Became a Cultural Phenomenon: An Interview With the Artist Shepard Fairey

Ben Arnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Arnon

"I think what then happened was that there were a lot of people who were digging Obama but they didn't have any way to symbolically show their support."