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Unfettering Artists' Productivity and Impact

Open Engagement

April 17 - 19, 2015

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Provider/Presenting Organization: Open Engagement

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https://www.eventbrite.com/e/open-engagement-2015-tickets-14048101249

The three-day conference will take place April 17–19 and explore the theme of Place and Revolution. The conference will bring an international focus and perspective to the creative work that is taking place in the local Pittsburgh community. Open Engagement will highlight local artists and organizations through series of micro-boosting grants for projects that will be activated throughout the city.

What is the role of artists in defining place and creating change in the world? How are artists working in communities today? Open Engagement 2015 features keynote presenters Rick Lowe of Project Row Houses and Emily Jacir and focuses on the theme of Place and Revolution. The keynote speakers will bring together international perspectives on locality and change that will include artists’ role in the creative revitalization of communities, to their role in global transformation.

Attendance is free, but you can register early for a donation of $20. The conference will be held April 17-19, 2015 in Pittsburgh, PA.

For more information, visit the conference website here.