The inextricable connection between artistic and legal careers is undeniable. Lawyers have long used artistic means to better convey their ideas and to challenge unjust laws. Meanwhile, many prominent artists integrate the law into their works to advocate against and bring attention to gross injustices.
As lawyers and artists realise their combined power in creating social change, the two careers’ inseparable relationship is gradually becoming more recognised. This was explored in an earlier ArtsHub article about artist-lawyers fostering change around gendered violence.