Thursday, June 11, 2009
The Remixing the Art of Social Change
The second annual national “Remixing the Art of Social Change: A Hip-Hop Approach” teach-in will take place June 12-14, 2009 in Washington, D.C. On June 13, Roger Gastman (Swindle Magazine), Dominic "Tru" Painter (Midnight Forum), Rodney Camarce (Philly Mural Arts) and Peter Krsko (Albus Cavus) will discuss the power of graffiti and street art for social change in the workshop titled "Behind Enemy Lines - From the Streets to the Gallery to the Board Room."
The teach-in brings the tools and resources necessary to develop curriculum, programs, and work (artistic and scholarly) based in hip-hop culture. The teach-in will also address how to retain and attract high caliber hip-hop artists, scholars and educators by building sustainable organizations.