Ideas City Detroit Public Conference

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Ideas City Detroit Public Conference
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Ideas City Detroit Public Conference says
Ideas City Detroit's Public Conference will take place April 30, 2016 from 11 AM - 7 PM and will feature acclaimed speakers from the fields of art, architecture, policymaking, and urbanism including Rembert Browne, Theaster Gates, dream hampton, Walter Hood, and Amanda Williams, among others. The conference, which is free and open to the public, will take place at the Jam Handy, a former film studio for car commercials.

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11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Welcome by Lisa Phillips, Toby Devan Lewis Director, New Museum, and Joseph Grima, IdeasCity Director

Introductions by Maurice Cox and Rembert Browne

11:30 AM – 1 PM

SESSION 1 - ARTIST AS CATALYST: ENGAGING THE HOME, FROM THE INSTRUMENT OF DISPOSSESSION TO SITE OF URBAN RENEWAL

Talk by Theaster Gates, artist

Talk by Amanda Williams, artist

Panel Discussion with Michelle T. Boone, Theaster Gates, Jenny Lee, and Amanda Williams

Presentations by Studio Laboratory Fellows

1 PM – 1.30 PM BREAK

1:30 PM – 3 PM

SESSION 2 - CAN ART BENEFIT A COMMUNITY? CULTURE, ACTIVISM, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

Talk by dream hampton, filmmaker, writer, organizer

Panel Discussion with Rembert Browne, Halima Cassells, dream hampton, and Sonya S. Mays

Presentations by Studio Laboratory Fellows

3:00 PM – 3.30 PM BREAK

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

SESSION 3: THE NEW CIVIC LANDSCAPE: TOPOGRAPHIES, TECHNOLOGIES, AND ALTERNATIVE ECONOMIES FOR THE FUTURE CITY

Talk by Walter Hood, artist, designer

Talk by Charles Adler, designer, Kickstarter cofounder
Talk by Bryan Boyer, strategic designer

Panel Discussion with Ellie Abrons, Charles Adler, Bryan Boyer, and Walter Hood

Presentations by Studio Laboratory Fellows
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For more info email: info@ideas-city.org
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By: New Museum