Saturday, November 5, 2016: STATE OF THE ARTS & CULTURE
Come ready to discuss the state of Bay Area Arts/Culture – What are the challenges, opportunities and assets at present and what would an ideal future would look like? We want you to wear your futurist hat in November. This will be our opportunity to further develop team building and communication skills through the afternoon exercises.
- Cultivate a practice of critical inquiry
- Articulate individual strategy for personal and professional sustainability/resiliency; Articulate how this strategy supports the health of the sector
- Develop a national/international understanding of the arts field using local arts organization as case studies
Patricia Cariño, Curator and Director of Public Programs, San Jose Institure of Contemporary Art
Demone Carter, MALI Program Coordinator, School of Arts & Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza
Demone Carter has played many roles within the Silicon Valley arts and education circles for the past fifteen years. Performing under the name DEM ONE, he has released several albums and collaborated with notable hip hop artists like D-Styles, Motion Man, Chali Tuna, and Bambu. In 2014, he was given the Leigh Weimers Emerging Artist award from San Jose Rotary Club. Demone co-founded Unity Care’s Hip Hop 360 after-school program. From 2004 to 2010, Hip Hop 360 provided over 1,000 youth the opportunity to express themselves through the four elements of hip hop. Building on his experiences with Hip Hop 360, Demone started FutureArtsNow!
Graphic Recording of the Session
Graphic Recording by: Iris Gottlieb
Readings & Assignments
Watch Call to Action: Shared Values & Equity from Angela Glover Blackwell, Policylink at Shared Value Leadership Summit 2016
- Be prepared to present & bring in 2 news articles, blog posts, interviews, photographs or other forms of documentation in reference to:
- A challenge the SF Bay Area arts community is facing and
- An innovative, creative or artistic solution to a problem that the Bay Area arts community or the community at large is facing
- What distinguishes the Bay Area from other regions?
- Is there any one thing that instantly springs to mind when the term “Bay Area” is uttered?
- Who and what are connected to this special center? It could be an artist, organization, main event, feature, or product.
- Review the Speaker bios and work, come prepared with 2 questions that tie your examples to the speakers’ work and the topic of “State of the Arts & Culture.”
- Be prepared to share an example of a time you used the frame of “Understand the difference between intent and impact,” this is from our Agreements on Multicultural Interactions.
- Type up Personal Vision Statement and email to Katherin by the Wednesday before this session OR bring a version ready to share