David Simon. Photo: Paul Schiraldi

Does Art Capture Reality Better than the News?


Harold M. Williams Auditorium

What stories can artists tell that professional and citizen journalists can’t? And do we count too much on the arts to mediate or connect us to it? Photographer and documentarian Jamel Shabazz and David Simon, journalist and creator of "The Wire," discuss how artists can best offer unflinching views of real life. Presented with Zócalo Public Square.

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