Thursday, September 17, 5:30pm
“Art as a Catalyst for Dialogue, Community Building, and Healing”
A lecture by LaShawnda Crowe Storm
Live stream the lecture here: https://vod.unm.edu/Mediasite/Catalog/catalogs/ms-shop-art-as-a-catalyst-for-dialogue-community-building-and-healing
Find out more about LaShawnda Crowe Storm: http://www.lashawndacrowestorm.com/
In this lecture, LaShawnda Crowe Storm will explore the intersection where art meets community organizing, healing and transformation. Crowe Storm weaves together the principals of peace-building; community building and organizing; arts based community development; and collective impact into the foundational principals that ground much of the creative practice.
Crowe Storm has worked with diverse communities to build collaborations, empower community voice and to creative approaches to addressing difficult dialogues and community organizing. Her signature series, The Lynch Quilts Project, explores the history and ramifications of racial violence, specifically lynching, through the textile tradition of quilting. Beginning with just 10 members the effort has grown to work with 100’s of individuals from the across the country and reached thousands over the past 13 years.