PennPraxis and PlanPhilly present the next installment of Praxis Dialogues, a series of public conversations among design professionals, artists, business and civic leaders, and students on ideas and issues of broad interest to their work. The second in this series focuses on the role of the public good in the arts and culture sector. Panelists include leading practitioners in Philadelphia, discussing how arts and culture organizations and individual artists are working to address equity, community identity, and other social issues affecting the public good.
Panelists include Todd Bressi,Interim Director, muraLAB and Interim Coordinator of Artistic Planning at Philadelphia’s MuralArtsProgram; Nancy Chen, Senior Program Manager at the Asian Arts Initiative; Paul Farber, Postdoctoral WritingFellow at Haverford College and Co-Curator of Monument Lab: Creative Speculations for Philadelphia; and Nick Stuccio, President and Producing Director of FringeArts. Each will describe his or her own experiences at the intersection of art and the public interest, while contributing to a dynamic conversation exploring challenges, opportunities, and cooperation among those working to foster the public good with respect to arts and culture. The panel will be moderated by Ken Lum, Professor and Director of the Fine Arts Undergraduate Program, Penn Design.