THE ART OF JUSTICE I
ARTICULATING AN ETHOS AND AESTHETIC OF THE MOVEMENT
SERIES OF 3
November 7th, 2015
NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall Silver Building
With a particular focus on the Black and Nuyorican Arts Movements, The Art of Justice I: Articulating an Ethos and Aesthetic of the Movement conference presented the ideas, and aesthetics of those earlier movements who seamlessly married aesthetics, politics and activism, altering the fabric of the country. The look into the past provided context for a conversation about the potential directions of social movements in the Age of Ferguson. The Art of Justice is a series of three thematic gatherings on the intersection of art and justice.
Presenters included: Diane Fraher, Ademola Olugbefola, John Kuo Wei Tchen, Dindga McCannon, Felipe Luciano, Woddie King, Kwame,Brathwaite, Randy Weston, Hiram Maristany, Monica O. Montgomery, Valerie Maynard, Elizabeth C. Yeampierre and Shola Lynch among others.
Presented by Caribbean Cultural Center-African Diaspora Institute in Collaboration with Tisch School of the Arts Department of Art & Public Policy, New York University; Institute of African American Affairs, New York University; and Institute for Research in African American Studies, Columbia University.