Join us for a multi-day summit hosted by the University of Chicago and composed of a group of distinguished international artists who will propose, examine, and challenge the ways in which creative cultural resistance can broaden our collective understanding of human rights.
Lola Arias / Jelili Atiku / Tania Bruguera / Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti of Decolonizing Architecture Art Residency / Carlos Javier Ortiz / Laurie Jo Reynolds
Sat, Apr 29, 2017 / Artist Presentations / 9:30am-6:30pm
Mon, May 1, 2017 / Artist Panel Discussions and Public Forum / 6-9pm
University of Chicago / Logan Center for the Arts / 915 E 60th St / Chicago, IL
Through artist performances and presentations on April 29 and a public forum on May 1, the summit will delve deeply into how artists are utilizing creative expression to frame conversations and advance action around myriad human rights issues, from criminal justice to LGBTQ rights, youth violence to poverty, immigration rights to refugee crises, and other areas where the personal intersects the political. Co-presented by the Gray Center for Arts and Inquiry, the Logan Center for the Arts, and the Pozen Family Center for Human Rights.