Organize Your Own: Panel Discussion with Socially-Engaged Asian American Artists

13 Feb 2016
3pm - 5pm
Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street, Philadelphia


Asian Arts Initiative senior program manager Nancy Chen and curator Daniel Tucker. Photo by Paul Gargagliano of Hazel Photo, Courtesy of Daniel Tucker.

As part of Daniel Tucker's Center-funded project Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements, socially-engaged Asian American artists Dan S. Wang, Rosten Woo, Emily Chow Bluck, and Aletheia Hyun-Jin Shin will discuss how their heritage has informed their artistic practices. This event is presented in collaboration with Asian Arts Initiative, and will be moderated by Daniel Tucker and Nancy Chen, senior program manager at Asian Arts Initiative.

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Organize Your Own is an exhibition and event series presented by Daniel Tucker that addresses historical and contemporary questions of equity, justice, and race relations. The exhibition invites contemporary artists to respond to archival materials relating to the cross-racial social movements organized by white southerners who migrated to northern cities in the 1960s and 70s.