Microsoft Seeks Unity This Holiday by Gathering Activists of All Stripes for an Art Project

The making of 'The Art of Harmony'

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It's been a divisive year. In the interest of making unity a thing again, Microsoft just released "The Art of Harmony," an uplifting piece of work that features real people, from a diversity of cultures and roles, joining forces to create a piece of public art. 

Participants include:

• Joel Artista, an artist, educator and social change advocate who uses community-based public art to express messages of goodwill

• Child activist Zianna Oliphant

• Florida police officer Bobby White, better known as the "basketball cop"

• West African refugee and artist Hawa Diallo

• Jazz Jennings, the youngest person to publicly identify herself as transgender

• Zea Bowling, a first-grader who stood up to hate when the Supreme Court ruled for same-sex marriage

• Christopher Catrambone, founder of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station

• Mona Haydar, an activist best known for her "Ask a Muslim" stand, which offers passersby free coffee...



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