The Unknown (L) and MiVidaLoka (R) by Favianna Rodriguez
Join us October 5-7, 2016 for ArtChangeUS REMAP: Detroit in partnership with the National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures’ NALAC MI Latinx Art Summit, the Arab American National Museum, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (The Wright), Complex Movements, and Creative Many. ArtChangeUS REMAP: Detroit will bring together artists and changemakers at the Wright Museum and throughout the city to explore how communities are remapping America and transforming the arts.
ArtChangeUS REMAP: Detroit will feature a joint call given by filmmaker/writer dream hampton with visual artist Favianna Rodriguez; responses by cultural producer Ingrid LaFleur, Emcee/organizerBRYCE DETROIT, Performing Arts Director for the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, Ben Johnson, MSU Director of American Indian and Indigenous Studies Dylan AT Miner, and others; participatory arts workshops by graphic novelist Leila Abdelrazaq, Afro-futurist writer adrienne maree brown, singer Christy B. with hip hop artist Sacramento Knoxx, food justice organizers Mama Myrtle Curtis and Shane Bernardo, visual artists Elijah Ford and Ron Watters, poet Tawana Honeycomb Petty, singers Ron Ragin & Rebecca Mwase, comedian Amer Zahr, and others; performances by singer Abby Dobson, Complex Movements, and Heather Raffo; and Future Conversations with Arab American National Museum Co-Founder Ismael Ahmed, artist Halima Cassells, Creative Industries Director Cézanne Charles, Detroit Institute of Arts VP of Learning and Interpretation Jennifer Wild Czajkowski, Youth Speaks ED James Kass, The Dream Unfinished Orchestra Producer Eun Lee, Allied Media Projects ED Jeanette Lee, National Alliance for Media Arts & Culture ED Wendy Levy, historian Kyle T. Mays, WQXR Host Terrance McKnight, scholar Alesia Montgomery, poet Michael Reyes; John F. Kennedy Center Senior VP of Artistic Planning Robert Van Leer, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Director of Philanthropy Risë Wilson and more!
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