Innovation in Art and Space

Two rock stars of innovation, Theaster Gates, Chicago-based artist, and Perry Chen, co-founder and CEO of the crowdfunding website Kickstarter, discuss community, patronage, creativity, and more. This panel will spark your imagination about how you work and create, and give you hope and inspiration about what is possible in a variety of realms, not just art. They are joined by moderator Thelma Golden, is a Crown fellow and Director of the Studio Museum in Harlem.

Festival: 2013

Watch and Listen: Arts

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