It’s rare that people find comfort in admitting their fears. It’s even more unusual to admit those fears to a group of strangers.
But finding strength in fear, frustration and confusion in a starkly divided nation is one of the aims of “This Is Who I Am Now: Artists on Politics,” which takes place today at The Monocle, 4510 Manchester Ave., in St. Louis.
“That’s been one of the biggest things for me, being able to say I’m scared and I have no idea what I’m going to do in the next couple years," organizer Charles Purnell said. "I don’t know what’s going to change, I don’t know what’s going to happen — and knowing that’s OK. It’s OK to be afraid and to admit that.”