January 17, 2019
“This program is part two of The Arts & Gentrification panel series started during EAST 2018. This program is being presented in honor of the contributions of Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the federal holiday in his name.
A multi-ethnic and multi-generational group of artists, scholars, community historians, and activists will explore how an arts community can work positively in a city where profound economic and cultural displacement has and is occurring? Panelist will also explore strategies for limiting the impact of displacement and preserving the cultural history of Austin communities.
Austin native, long-time community advocate, and current Executive Director of allgo, a statewide queer people of color organization, Priscilla A. Hale will facilitate this discussion.
Confirmed speakers include John Yancey professor of studio art at the University of Texas, who created the “Rhapsody” mosaic mural that occupies the Charles Urdy Plaza at E. Eleventh and Waller streets in East Austin street.
Also confirmed to participate is Alan Garcia, independent archivist and creator of the Instagram account ATX Barrio Archive, a virtual museum of visual culture that documents Latinx and African American neighborhood history.”
Conversation: January 17, 2019 | 7–8:30 pm
1165 Angelina Street
Austin, 78702 TX