What is the role of the artist in addressing social issues? What does it mean to be American? How has art been a catalyst for immigrant justice?
Participate in a timely conversation with four local artists who create artwork that engages with the topic of #immigration. Moderated by activist critic and curator Susan Platt, the panelists will demonstrate how their art is a springboard for conversation around contemporary immigration issues.
MODERATOR: Susan Platt
ARTIST PANELISTS: Zhi LIN, Tatiana Garmendia, Humaira Abid, and Fulgencio Lazo
Before the panel, be sure to visit «Zhi LIN: In Search of the Lost History of Chinese Migrants and the Transcontinental Railroads» (bit.ly/TAMzhiLIN) and «Immigrant Artists and the American West» (bit.ly/TAMimmigrantw).
This program is FREE and open to the public.
See what else is happening at TAM on #FreeThirdThursday at bit.ly/TAMttfeb15
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