Art, Architecture, and Justice

Art historian Sarah Lewis (Harvard University) and architect Michael Murphy (MASS Design Group) discuss the art and architecture of social justice in America. How do our artistic works create the fabric of national memory both cherished and shameful? How do our structures provide the framework of collective conscience? How does culture help us learn from history and inform today’s struggles? This session views our history through the prism of art, in a discussion about how culture and design can address the unspeakable while inspiring progress toward a more just world.

Festival: 2017

Watch and Listen: Arts

The Tale probes one woman's memory as she is forced to reexamine her own experience of sexual abuse and exposes... See more
Discover the courage of compassion through the eyes of parents journeying toward acceptance of their unique children.... See more
From National Geographic Documentary Films and winner of the 2018 inaugural Sundance Film Festival Favorite Award,... See more
Based on the novel by Emily Danforth, The Miseducation of Cameron Post follows Cameron (Chloë Grace Moretz) as she is... See more
What if your country was swallowed by the sea? The Pacific island nation of Kiribati (population 100,000) is one of the... See more
What is the role of design in addressing climate change and social fragmentation? Landscape architect Kate Orff of... See more

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