Open for Discussion: With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress)

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Starts: Jan 12, 2021

How can art work toward fulfilling the American promise of "liberty and justice for all"? With the 2021 presidential inauguration upon us, now is an opportune time to talk about the power of art, agency, the multiplicity of American voices, nation building, and politics.

The Contemporary Austin's new executive director, sharon maidenberg, will moderate a virtual conversation about civic engagement with Constance Hockaday, a socially engaged maritime artist, PJ Raval, a documentary filmmaker and LGBTQ activist, Andrea Valdez, editor in chief of The 19th*, a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom reporting on gender, politics, and policy, and Dr. Laura Gutierrez, professor of Mexican American and Latina/o cultural studies, visual art, and performance at U.T. Austin.

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