Title: Arts in International Development: Harnessing the power of the creative disciplines to effect social, economic, and political change
Publication Date: 10/27/09
Presented by the Student Network Exploring Arts & Culture and the International Public Service Association Join us for a panel discussion exploring innovative ways the arts are used to address social and humanitarian issues in international development. We'll hear from experts and practitioners in the field whose work brings them to poverty stricken areas in the developing world, refugee camps, areas of conflict and post-war environments, and politically charged public spaces. Come to learn how they use the arts to effect lasting and powerful change in underpriviledged communities around the globe. Panelists Include: Ami Boghani Program Coordinator, Maisha Film Lab The Lab provides professional training and production resources to emerging film makers in East Africa in order to preserve, cultivate and unleash local voices from these regions. Mauricio Salgado Chief Project Officer, Artists Striving to End Poverty An organization that connects artists with global youths and uses the arts to create change for young people in need Joanna Sherman Artistic Director, Bond Street Theatre A company that uses the performing arts as humanitarian outreach and a tool for education and healing Moderated by Deborah Kapchan Professor of Performance Studies, NYU, and currently teaching a class on Arts and Human Rights
Author: NYU Wagner Office of Special Events
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