Sat Sep 8, 2018 10:00am – 5:00pm

Paying Homage Soil and Site Environmental Justice Summit

Sponsored by: Artspace New Haven

On September 8, 2018, Artspace will present “Paying Homage: Soil and Site,” a free, full-day interdisciplinary summit to promote dialogue on the interplay of environmentalism, social justice, the arts, and community identity. It will respond to the companion exhibition Ball Snake Ball and the artwork created by participants in Artspace’s 18th annual Summer Apprenticeship Program, a partnership with Vital New Voices, by assembling scholars, activists, educators, and civic leaders working on environmental justice issues to explore the politics of our basic environmental needs and the consequences of historical environmental racism on our local communities, as well as the role of the land itself as a lasting monument to these injustices and others. The day’s agenda will place the arts at the center of these conversations, investigating how creative engagement with the land through the artistic medium of ceramics can offer a new understanding of the links between land and justice. Cosponsored by the Yale University Art Gallery, the summit will take place in the Gallery’s lecture hall.

This event is free but registration is required. Please visit the Artspace Website to register and get full information on speakers, panels, and more.

Admission: Free
Yale University Art Gallery, Robert L. McNeil Jr. Lecture Hall
1111 Chapel Street
New Haven
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