BarrierFree Workshop/Panel Advocacy & Activism through Art Forms

by - October 12, 2018


BarrierFree Workshop/Panel Advocacy & Activism through Art Forms
Saturday, October 20, 10am-1pm
Art Museum of the University of Memphis

The workshop and panel discussion is offered to the creative local community as part of the Barrier Free: For Freedoms Project with the 50 State Initiative. Seating is limited. 

Topics to be covered:
Using your artistic voice for advocacy and activism.
Tools to give your art a shift to advocate for an issue you are passionate about.
Advice to create art provoking thoughts.
Mistakes active community artists have experienced.

10 AM - Networking and welcoming
10:30 AM- Concurrent workshops
12 PM - 1 PM - Panel discussion

Concurrent Workshops:
Vanessa Gonzalez, Visual Arts
Leslie Barker, Performing Arts
Andrea Morales, Journalism
Carl Moore, Digital Media & Visual Arts

Panelists:
Ekundayo, Hattiloo Theatre
Ned Canty, Opera Memphis
Virginia Murphy, Playback Memphis
Yancy Villa-Calvo, Barrier Free
Moderator:
Susan Nordstrom

Free and open to art students, artists, and creatives in the community.

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