The arts can be a powerful force for social change. As we consider the ways the arts are and should be working for meaningful impact in our own communities, Wave Pool is proud to partner with ArtsWave to invite you to Wave Pool on Oct. 14 and 15 for a livestream of the Creative Time Summit.
Since 2009, the Creative Time Summit has brought together artists and activists to explore the many ways the arts are tackling the world’s most challenging social issues. Summit speakers will touch on some of the most pressing issues of our time and offer strategies and ideas for social change.
WHERE: Wave Pool, 2940 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, 45225
WHEN: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Oct. 14
10 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Oct. 15
Find the entire Creative Time Summit schedule here, and feel free to drop in for any speech or panel.
Additionally, Wave Pool in partnership with ArtsWave will host a viewing party and panel discussion at The Sanctuary, 2110 St. Michael St., during the Oct. 14 keynote speech from writer and activist, Alicia Garza of Black Lives Matter. A separate invitation will follow.
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The Creative Time Summit—the world’s largest international conference on art and social change—Is headed to Washington, D.C. and will be held at the historic Lincoln Theatre on October 14 – 16.
Occurring in the nation’s capital just weeks before the 2016 Presidential Election, the Creative Time Summit DC will take this important moment to collectively consider what it might mean to radically transform the current state of democracy.
Featuring speakers such as Black Lives Matter co-founder Alicia Garza, Hans Ulrich Obrist, artistic director at the Serpentine Galleries; Minor Threat and Fugazi frontman Ian MacKaye; Haneen Zoabi, Israeli Arab politician, currently serving as a member of the Knesset for the Join List; Guardian and Harper’s columnist Thomas Frank; and genderqueer artist Vaginal Davis, and many more! The 2016 Summit offers a platform for citizen-led strategies and grassroots movements working within, as well as disrupting, electoral politics.
Alicia Garza (Keynote), Andrea Bowers, Anna Bitkina & Gluklya, Anna Hutsol (Femen), Arthur Jafa, Brother Nut, Carrie Mae Weems, Casa Taft 169, Crew Peligrosos, E. Ethelbert Miller, Gelitin, Hans Ulrich Obrist (Keynote), Haneen Zoabi (Keynote), Hank Willis Thomas, Ian Mackaye (Keynote), Balasubramanian (Darkmatter), Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Jonas Staal, Journal Rappe, Jun Yang, Khalid Albaih, Koyo Kouoh, Liberate Tate, Newton Harrison, Patricia Ariza, Pedro Reyes, Peter Svarzbein, Raqs Media Collective, Sheila Pree Bright, Sheldon Scott, Terike Haapoja, Thomas Frank (Keynote), Vaginal Davis(Keynote), and more…