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Summit to include civic leaders, artists, and business leaders in main stage sessions, and breakout sessions on a diverse range of topics
Today, the Obama Foundation announced additional information on the Obama Foundation Summit in Chicago on… 447 more words
Theaster Gates’s transformation of an abandoned bank in Chicago.
“Rebuild Foundation is a nonprofit organization that endeavors to rebuild the cultural foundations of underinvested neighborhoods and incite movements of community revitalization that are culture based, artist led, and neighborhood driven.” (See more)
Theaster Gates (born August 28, 1973) is a Potter from Illinois, Chicago. He is an artist that has used the success and fame of his works to regenerate and put back into his neighbourhood, a neighbourhood that is typically known to be run down with a high crime-rate and low property value. 496 more words
By Kenn Taylor
In 2016, I was awarded an Art Fund Jonathan Ruffer Curatorial Grant. This enabled me to undertake research visits to several organisations in Detroit and Chicago who are on socially-engaged art practice in post-industrial communities. 990 more words