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Art, Community, and Non-Violence: A Forum

Date: Monday, April 4, 2011

Time: 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Contact: · cmschott@loyno.edu

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall

Cost: Free and open to the public. Get Tickets

A forum on "An Artist's Rage," an art exhibit on crimes against humanity by Colombian-New Orleanian artist Gustavo Duque. This forum explores the role of the arts in helping reduce urban violence, highlighting the experience of Medellin, Colombia on social transformation through cultural initiatives and urban development.

Panelists:
Gustavo Duque, artist
Alvaro Alcazar, Ph.D., Latin American Studies, Loyola University New Orleans
Patricia Chandler, art curator for the Sydney and Walda Virlane Foundation
George Gattoni, architect and urban planner

Moderator:
John Estrada, MD, Chair of the Forum For Equality Foundation

Sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and the College of Humanities and Natural Sciences.

For more information on Gustavo Duque's exhibit "An Artist's Rage" please visit http://www.gustavoduque.com/anartistsrage.html .

Departments

  • Center for Latin American + Caribbean Studies
  • Humanities + Natural Sciences