IGNITE CREATIVITY SUMMIT: SCHEDULE
FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2017 @ VAE Raleigh
>>6p: Kick-off cocktail reception
>>7p: Free public KEYNOTE by Imani Jacqueline Brown, founder of Blights Out in New Orleans.
SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017 @ VAE Raleigh
>>8:30a: Registration/sign in/ breakfast
>>9a: Panel discussion: Allied Artists. Panelists: Candis Cox (Advocate + Educator), Kelly McChesney (Lump), William Paul Thomas (artist), and Jessie Williams (Edge of Urge), Laura Ritchie (the Carrack).
>>10:30a: Charrette, Part 1
>>12p: Lunch, featuring live recording of Don't You Lie to Me podcast
>>2p: Charrette, Part 2
>>4p: Closing Plenary Talk: Paperhand Puppet Intervention talk + performance
>>5p: Happy hour @ Whiskey Kitchen
ABOUT THIS YEAR'S KEYNOTE
Imani Jacqueline Brown
FREE PUBLIC KEYNOTE TALK
MARCH 31, 7P @ VAE RALEIGH
Reserve your seat now!
Imani Jacqueline Brown is a founding cultural activist of Blights Out, a New Orleans collective of artists, activists, and architects working to imagine and design a new model for housing development centered outside the for-profit market. Her work attempts to approach architecture, public space, and cultural production as manipulable tools for a restorative justice agenda. Brown is a member of Occupy Museums, a collective of artist/activists formed during Occupy Wall Street in 2011. She was raised in New Orleans and returned in 2013 after displacement by Hurricane Katrina and 7 years in New York Cit. Reserve your seat now!