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

For years, Adam Gopnik’s writing has delighted with charming and nostalgic observations of our behavior within the... See more
How do we “read” a photograph? What is the relationship between art production, culture, and justice? And how can... See more
The evolution of the English language is more often thought of as a devolution, particularly with the infiltration of... See more
For more than three decades, artist Carrie Mae Weems has created a body of work — including photographs, fabric, text,... See more
Acoustics, intimacy, clarity: One could argue that how and where we listen to music is as important to the experience... See more
Atlanta-based defense attorney and #BillionDollarLawyer Drew Findling, who counts international hip-hop star Kiari... See more

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