Gently Fried: ACT III, The Symposium

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Thank you again to everyone who came out to the symposium last Saturday. We had a really amazing conversation and generated a lot of great ideas. If you were unable to attend, you lucked out! Below is documentation of our discourse that afternoon. Also, please take time to check out the related links below that.

ACT III: SYMPOSIUM/REVIEW
Saturday, May 23 @ 12-4pmA gathering in the ESB-MACC’s Black Box Theater for:- Various Austin cultural producers, as well as voices from other cities with similar changes to raise questions about; cost of living and work spaces, the academic community within the art scene, limited representation of mediums, and the decline in racial diversity’s concurrent with a booming population.

– A conversation around the changing skyline of Austin, specifically, how the developing of the Rainey district relates to the architectural splendor of the ESB-MACC itself.
– An investigation into the division of labor across the city and take a closer look at the split between artist and artisan.
– A rapid-fire presentation of emerging artists working in the Austin area.

PART ONE

PART TWO (Audio Only)

RELATED LINKS

http://www.yesmagazine.org/issues/cities-are-now/how-one-boston-neighborhood-stopped-gentrification-in-its-tracks

http://www.austinchronicle.com/news/2015-04-10/eastward-expansion/

http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/blog/creative/2015/04/the-affordability-exodus-where-austins-creative.html

https://ww2.kqed.org/arts/2015/04/02/uprooted-artists-respond-to-san-franciscos-black-exodus/

http://www.losolvidadosfilm.com/

http://elbarriotours.tumblr.com/

http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/7025-video-gentrification-is-eradicating-san-franciscos-arts-community

http://la.curbed.com/archives/2008/01/documentary_abo.php

http://www.chicagofilmarchives.org/current-events/vanishing-neighborhoods