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BIRDS IN THE MOON Discussion - Shared screen with speaker view
Ilaan Mazzini (The Broad Stage)she/her
01:45:13
It's an artist's duty to reflect the times in which we live.Nina Simone
Ilaan Mazzini (The Broad Stage)she/her
01:56:06
We need to first be limited in order to become limitless,” filmmaker Martin Villeneuve
Walter Meyer
01:58:13
We will be posting the files that the panelists are mentioning on our art department page.
Walter Meyer
01:58:17
https://www.smc.edu/academics/academic-departments/art/index.php
Sam L
02:01:28
re Simone: ...as it is historically necessary for artists to promote and work toward raising the living standard of society as a whole
pema
02:06:54
I was just curious, when creatively drawing inspiration; how does the issue of cultural appropriation apply.
Christine Crook
02:11:19
In terms of costume… re appropriation, I always use many sources for inspiration and yes often different cultural and religious or spirital dress might be used to inspire. I aim to blur any specificity in my borrowing from any tradition that is not my own and perhaps use the inspiration more abstractly to create a new and unrelated form of expression.
pema
02:12:11
cool! thank you!
Eve Lenert
02:13:39
How do these themes relate to your personal lives?
Ilaan Mazzini (The Broad Stage)she/her
02:17:45
Icarus myth, a youth who attempted to escape from Crete, Athens with wings of wax and feathers but flew so high that his wings melted from the heat of the sun, and he plunged to his death in the sea.
Ilaan Mazzini (The Broad Stage)she/her
02:19:39
From Elkhanna - Director of the American Association of Museum Directors and Darren Walker, the President of the Ford Foundation. Darren speaks with great thought and clarity about the changing world we are living in and the role that museums must play. He is knowledgeable about museums being on the board of the National Gallery (the first African American on that board), was involved in saving the art collection of the Detroit Art Institute as well having other museum connections. What he says will be relevant to our bylaws discussion as well as Cara's session on racial inequity, protests, field shifts and next steps.https://vimeo.com/438649866/7c7f52818f
Mary Harris
02:20:20
do you have any indigenous people working on this?
elkhanah pulitzer
02:24:31
https://vimeo.com/438649866/7c7f52818f
elkhanah pulitzer
02:24:49
another link (above) in reference to Fred Wilson’s mining the museum
Walter Meyer
02:26:10
Here is the link to the student exhibit page where we will post the files from the artistic team of BIRDS IN THE MOON. https://www.smc.edu/academics/academic-departments/art/birds_in_the_moon.php
Walter Meyer
02:27:37
Yes, we will post the recording of this panel, as well as samples from the performance
Deborah O'Grady
02:33:52
There is some beautiful work on the SMC website. Thanks!
elkhanah pulitzer
02:34:15
Agreed! Looking forward to watching as SMC website evolves!
Mary Harris
02:35:26
how can I submit work
Mary Harris
02:35:55
thank you !
Mary Harris
02:36:02
I appreciate you !
Mary Harris
02:36:27
Professor Meyers !
Mary Harris
02:37:08
hire them ! lol
elkhanah pulitzer
02:39:09
Claudia Rankine intro that is also helpful as follow up to this conversation:
elkhanah pulitzer
02:39:11
https://lithub.com/on-whiteness-and-the-racial-imaginary/
Krishna Das
02:39:19
It’s valuable to hear your perspectives because we should encourage young people to think outside of their own subjectivity.
Meredith Lewis
02:39:53
Thank you for these links Elkhanah
Mary Harris
02:40:15
yes thank you Elkhanah