We Who Believe in Freedom
This voice action counteracted technology apnea through re-enlivening the voice and breath to coalesce individuals in an otherwise divisive time. The duration of the action was approximately 1 hour. Three singers joined the action. Participants were encouraged to discuss the experience at a coffee shop over hot drinks.
View the video to hear the song excerpt.
SCHEDULE: Saturday, February 11th, 2017
3:45 – 4:00 P.M.
meet at the Santa Cruz Metro Center
4:00 – 4:15 P.M.
sing Ella’s Song while walking Pacific Avenue
4:15 – 4:35 P.M.
discuss the experience over hot coffee bar drinks, artist’s treat
LYRICS from Ella’s Song
Lyrics and music by Bernice Johnson Reagon
We who believe in freedom cannot rest
We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes
Are You Breathing? Do You Have Email Apnea?, by Linda Stone
ON THE STREET
LEARN THE TUNE