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Conversation: Environmental Racism and the Arts

March 9, 2021
6p
Online

This discussion will focus on environmental racism, social justice, and the arts. It brings together artist-in-residence Jordan Weber, Des Moines-based multi-disciplinary artist; Michael Allen, senior lecturer in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis; Inez Bordeaux, organizer for Close the Workhouse and manager of community collaborations at ArchCity Defenders; and Geoff Ward, professor of African and African-American studies in Arts & Sciences at Washington University.

Weber is currently an artist-in-residence in a collaborative project by The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Equity (CRE2) and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, and the Pulitzer Arts Foundation. This initiative is supported through the generosity of an endowment created by Emily Rauh Pulitzer to support collaboration between the Pulitzer and the Sam Fox School.

Weber’s St. Louis residency focuses on social and environmental justice, incarceration, and healing with a specific focus on the Close the Workhouse campaign.

This free program will be hosted on Zoom; registration is required.

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