Introductions

08.23    

Introductions and Course Structure


How are we engaging the words “art” and “community”?

08.28     

Readings  

Archive


08.29 Citizen Salon: Art as Oxygen @ Open Grounds, 6-7:30pm


08.30     @ Bridge PAI


Meet with director of the Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, Alan Goffinski

Readings  

 Slingshot Art Movement: Youth Open Mic Night @ Monticello HS, 7pm



Charlottesville & the University

09.04     

Readings

SHARE:

        3 things you are proficient in/excited about?

        3 things you want to learn from others? 



09.06     

Visit Jefferson School African American Heritage Center 

      Additional Resource:

#HoosForDREAMers @12:50pm, Amphitheater



Listening

09.11    

Readings

Come with an idea for your daily practice.

09.13   

  
Listening Project

 


Collaboration, Social Co-Operation, Collectivity

09.18     

Readings

09.20    

Meet with Charlottesville Area Community Foundation, Aidyn Mills

Readings

 


Ethics

     09.25   

     Readings
     09.27   

     Optional Video Lab

***Imagination Foundation’s inaugural event on Friday, September 29, 2017, 6-8PM. 1740 Broadway St., Charlottesville, VA.***

 


Video Project

     10.02    NO CLASS
     10.04
          Video Project

          Liz Lerman’s Critical Response

  

Artists and Gentrification

     10.09  

          Civic and Community Engagement Gathering at Open Grounds 5-7pm (free dinner)

          Readings

          “Artists and Gentrification,” Essay in Createquity.com. Anne Godwa Nicodemus   

     10.11   

Project Work Session: visit Community Bikes

 


 Aesthetics
     10.16     

          “Decolonizing Aesthetics”  Nicole Gurgel
     10.18     

         Meet with Barbara Brown Wilson, Assistant Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning and PHA board member

bell hooks
     10.23

          Art On My Mind, bell hooks  
     10.25     Class Cancelled (Optional Talk Below!)

          Dr. Bell Hooks Talk, Hollins University

  6pm, Richard Wetherill VAC Auditorium

 


Public Dialogue

     10.30    

          Readings

        “Holding Space: Some Principles of Facilitating Group Dialogue,” Arlene Goldbard

          Changing the Conversation: 17 Principles of Conflict Resolution Dana Caspersen
     11.01    



Readings and Topics TO BE DETERMINED by conversations with Charlottesville artists, organizations, and residents     
     11.06    

     11.08    

  Meet with New City Arts Initiative and The Haven to discuss Housing 2 Home project



     11.13    
     11.15

 



11.20   
11.22    No Class

 



11.27
11.29     
 

12.04