Sept 7-8 2018
Presented by Project Row Houses (PRH), “Social Practice.Social Justice” is a day-long symposium bringing together artists, activists and thought leaders to Houston’s Third Ward. The symposium begins Friday evening with a special dinner with panelists and PRH staff hosted by Project Row Houses. It continues with Day 2 on Saturday morning with a panel discussion on neighborhood development and the strategies used in communities impacted by disinvestment. This session will be followed by a keynote address from Lisa Dent, thought leader and advocate for cultural workers, living artists and shape-shifters. The afternoon session will conclude the symposium, with a panel centered on utilizing creativity, imagination and engagement.
Beyond Social Practice
Afternoon Panel, moderated by Gia Hamilton, Cultural Producer
2:30 – 4:00 p.m
The panelists will present their individual practices and discuss the broad, often vague definition of "social practice" as well as their observed impact of art and creativity on the community.
Artist Shani Peters, New York based
Artist Nathaniel Donnett, Houston based
Cultural worker Jen Delos Reyes, Chicago based