Art, Activism, Imagination: Building a Transformative Arts Network (March 1-2, 2019, University of California Santa Barbara)
Please join us for a two day symposium on art-based community making in New Orleans, Flint, Ferguson/St. Louis. Chicago, East Los Angeles, and Houston.
Day One: Friday, March 1: State Street Room University Center
10 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.: Shana Griffin (Displaced New Orleans), Natasha Thomas-Jackson (Raise It Up! Flint), Walter Johnson and Tef Poe (Commonwealth Project St. Louis), Johari Jabir (Gospel Music Pedagogy, Chicago), Jerome Morgan and Daniel Rideau Free-Dem Foundations New Orleans.
1:30-3:30pm: Ofelia Esparza, Rosanna Ahrens, Omar G. Ramirez, Quetzal Flores, (Alliance for California Traditional Arts Building Healthy Communities in Boyle Heights)
5-7pm (MCC Lounge), Art, Incarceration, and Imagination: Jerome Morgan (Free-Dem Foundations) and Julian Saporti (No No Boy.)
Day 2: Saturday, March 2 MCC Lounge
1pm-4pm, Learning From and With Transformative Arts Practice: Ryan Dennis (Project Row Houses), Diane Fujino (UCSB), Celeste-Marie Bernier (University of Edinburgh), Esther Lezra(UCSB), Alan Rice (University of Central Lancaster)