What Does Now Need? A Conversation About Making and Studying Art in Times of Ecological and Political Upheaval

October 5, 2017 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm (already occurred)
CHI Lounge, 2nd Floor, Frost Library

How are artists responding to the current social, ecological and political moment? How can artists and art act as agents of change, and what is the responsibility of artists as imaginative citizens? What skills and dispositions can art help cultivate? What is the relationships between art making and activism? This event will be an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to come together to discuss our thoughts, questions and understandings of the arts during times of change and crisis. This event is facilitated by Kathy Couch of theater and dance and Sara Smith of the library.

Contact Info

Kathy Couch
(413) 542-2435
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