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VOX POP: The Official Unofficial Playlist

by Sadie Woods

by Aram Han Sifuentes

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The “VOX POP Playlist,” created by Sadie Woods (DJ Sadie Rock), is an extension of the VOX POP sound installation for artist Aram Han Sifuentes's Official Unofficial Voting Station: Voting for All Who Legally Can’t exhibition at the Jane Addams Hull-House Museum. The playlist is reflective of the socio-political climates from the 1960s to current day, and features songs—from Angela Davis to Bomba Estereo—that draw from social movements that grapple with the impact of colonization, the war on the poor, voting rights of the disenfranchised, the prison industry complex, identity pride, the struggle for freedom, and sovereignty. These are juxtaposed with patriotic songs and historical speeches. This playlist is also being incorporated in installations at partnering official unofficial voting sites across the United States and Mexico. Use it as inspiration to go vote, whether it's officially or officially unofficial.

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