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Connections: Art as a tool for social change

Jan 30, 2017

How can art be used as a tool to inspire change? We discuss how visual and performance art, satire, and other forms of creative expression can raise awareness of social and political issues. Our guests:

  • Allison Roberts, artist and co-founder of Impact Interactive
  • Dick Roberts, artist and former political cartoonist for the Democrat and Chronicle
  • Jonathan Ntheketha, actor, performance educator with Impact Interactive, and senior assistant director of the Multicultural Center for Academic Success in RIT's Division for Diversity and Inclusion
  • Arleen Thaler, socially-engaged photojournalist
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