Three members of Recon, a subdivision of the politically active urban performance group The Shogun Assassins, discuss their involvement at the Ingenuity Festival. The members discuss their backgrounds and philosophy in depth, explaining how Cleveland's economic and social structure influences their progressive social agenda and performance. Discussions of race, class, and economic oppression detail the performers opinion of Cleveland as fertile ground for the broader struggle in America against oppression and the role of art in that struggle.
O'Neal (interviewee); Paythress (interviewee); James (interviewee)
Hons, Justin (interviewer); Yanoshik-Wing, Emma (interviewer)
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"O'Neal, Paythress, and James Interview, 16 July 2006" (2006). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 905011.