Open Spectrum: Artist as Activist: Futuring the Face of Protest
How do we push the social justice movement past reactive to proactive strategic planning? What are some actionable steps we can take to create effective change within our local communities? What can artists and cultural institutions do in the midst of civil unrest?
Open Spectrum Twitter chat—the digital component for this talk—will take place from 1-2pm on February 18. The public is invited to participate in the twitter chats by tweeting their questions and comments with the hashtag “#OpenSpectrumNYC.”
Moderator: Piper Anderson, Consultant; Arts, Education & Community Engagement
Jenny Koons, Director, Activist, Co-Creator of Artists 4 Change
George Sanchez, Professor, Artist, Director of EmergeNYC
Syreeta McFadden, Poet, Editor, Photographer, Educator
Harry Belafonte and Bill T. Jones discuss an array of topics ranging from radical humanism, queerness, and marginalization. The screening will take place from .
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