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« ART AND POWER Le premier objectif du chapitre est de montrer l’origine des chasses aux sorcières aux États-Unis.

Il s’agit aussi de prendre conscience des mécanismes de celles-ci et que cela ne s’est pas arrêté a Salem mais que ce phénomène s’est répété à travers les siècles, ce n’est que la sorcière qui a change.

Le deuxième objectif est de montrer comment des artistes engagés utilisent leurs arts pour dénoncer les travers de la société. Definition of Art : 1.

The use of the imagination to express ideas or feelings, particularly in painting, drawing or sculpture.

There are different kinds of arts : modern/contemporary/American art 2.

Examples of objects such as paintings, drawings or sculptures.

Ex : an art gallery/exhibition 3.

the skill of creating objects such as paintings and drawings, especially when you study it.

Ex : an art teacher/student/college/class Artivism : - The use of creative expression to cultivate awareness and social change.

It involves (to involve : impliquer) various disciplines including visual art, poetry, music, film, and theater. - The act of using art as a means to protest your discontent (mécontentement) for something.

It is a combination of the words art and activism. What is McCarthyism ?? McCarthyism is part of the Red Scare period of American history in the late 1940s and 1950s. During that time, Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy produced a series of investigations and hearings to expose supposed communist infiltration of various areas of the U.S.


Other aspects of the Red Scare included the House Un-American Activities Committee and the Hollywood blacklist.

The term McCarthyism has since become a byname for defamation of character or reputation by indiscriminate allegations on the basis of unsubstantiated charges.. »


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