Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial
Artist and Community Organizer, Houston
Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium
November 17, 2014, 7:30-9:00pm
The David Brower Center, Berkeley CA
Lectures are free and open to the public. Co-presented with the Regents Lecturer Program.
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Rick Lowe is an artist and community organizer and founder of Project Rowhouses, a community-based arts and culture organization in one of Houston’s oldest African-American neighborhoods. In September, 2014, Lowe received a MacArthur Foundation “genius award” for his visionary work in purchasing and restoring twenty-two shotgun houses to create an arts venue and community support center. For his Regents Lecture, “Social and Community Engaged Work: The Genuine and the Artificial” Lowe will speak on socially engaged art and activism.