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Saturday, June 16 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
People Power Art

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How we can engage local immigrants and underserved communities in the mapping of community data through the arts? We will present three models of immigrant community think tanks that have produced media celebrating communal cultural resources in the form of an app, a game, a zine, and a teaching guide. We will share objects, recipes, sounds, and strategies from each case.

Presenters
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Sol Aramendi

artist, Project Luz
Sol Aramendi works in socially engaged art with immigrant communities throughout New York City, encouraging new immigrants to empower themselves through art. She conceives these projects as forums to build creative social spaces through dialogue and cross pollination in constructing... Read More →
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Sara Angel Guerrero

Sara Angel Guerrero is an activist, educator, and researcher of art and pedagogy who has worked at the intersection of these fields during the last fifteen years as a teacher, ethnographer, and co-founder of museum initiatives for art and migration., Indépendant Arts Worker and Curator
Sara Angel Guerrero is an activist, educator, and researcher of art and pedagogy who has worked at the intersection of these fields during the last fifteen years as a teacher, ethnographer, and co-founder of museum initiatives for art and migration.
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Carolina Penafiel

Community organizer / curator, Local Project
Born in Miami, but raised in Santiago, Chile, Carolina Peñafiel is an artist, a curator, and an organizer of cultural and educational projects within the arts community. In 2003 she co-founded Local Project with 5 other Queens based artists as a platform for under exposed and underrepresented... Read More →


Saturday June 16, 2018 4:00pm - 5:30pm
STATE HALL: Room 116

Attendees (105)