ArtPlace America + Creative Capital + Fractured Atlas + United States ArtistsCaribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute + The Tate Group present

  WE ARE THE PEOPLE WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR
 A Festival of Visionary Ideas, Activism & Arts 

   July 13-15, 2017     New York Live Arts · The 8th Floor · Queens Museum

    Curated Brian Tate

WE ARE THE PEOPLE WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR is a three-day festival of public forums and performances that will gather an array of top artists, activists, and thinkers to explore what America’s new political climate means for the future of arts funding, social justice arts organizations, and artist-activists in our communities. 
 

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What Will Be Different for
Arts Funders


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Jul 13, 7pm ·
New York Live Arts

A conversation with

Michelle Coffey
Executive Director, Lambent Foundation

Bridgit Antoinette Evans
Executive Director
Pop Culture Collaborative

Yancey Strickler
Co-Founder & CEO
Kickstarter

Risë Wilson
Director of Philanthropy
Robert Rauschenberg Foundation

MODERATOR
Jamie Bennett
Executive Director
ArtPlace America

PERFORMER
Theresa Byrnes

$5 Admission /
Free for Live Arts Members

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What Will Be Different for
Social Justice Arts Organizations

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Jul 14, 7pm ·
The 8th Floor

A conversation with

Maha Chehlaoui
Founder/Advisory Board Member
Noor Theatre

Ken Chen
Executive Director
The Asian American Writers Workshop

Marissa Gutierrez-Vicario
Founder/Executive Director
Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE)

Lauren Ruffin
Vice President, External Relations
Fractured Atlas

MODERATOR
Kemi Ilesanmi
Executive Director
The Laundromat Project

PERFORMER
Queen GodIs

Free Admission
RSVP requested

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What Will Be Different for
Artist-Activists


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Jul 15, 2pm ·
Queens Museum

A conversation with

Shahana Hanif
Writer/Founding Member
Muslim Writers Collective NYC

Paola Mendoza
Filmmaker/Artistic Director
Women's March on Washington

Samora Pinderhughes
Pianist/Composer

Betty Yu
Multimedia Artist/Cofounder
Chinatown Art Brigade

MODERATOR
Lisa Cortes
Founder/President
Cortes Films

PERFORMER
SLV

Free
Museum admission is by suggested donation         

No RSVP or tickets required