Gentrification: Good? Bad? Indifferent?
a Transformer FRAMEWORK Panel (#17)
Developed & presented by Transformer in collaboration with Artspace DC and
Pleasant Plains Workshop in tandem with the exhibitions In Our ‘Hood and Sean Lynch: Bandits in the Ruins.
Gateway Center at Wardman Court
14th & Clifton Street, NW DC (use 14th Street Entrance)
Sean Lynch, Latoon, Digital Betacam video transferred to DVD, 8:30 min, 2006
Expanding on issues of gentrification and its relationship to disappearing histories & landscapes as explored in the collaborating organizations’ exhibitions, the participating panelists – Lydia DePillis, journalist, reporter behind Washington City Paper’s Housing Complex blog; Cannon Hersey, photographer, writer, and producer, featured in In Our ‘Hood; Sean Lynch, visual artist; Sylvia Robinson, Executive Director of the Emergence Community Arts Collective (ECAC) – will discuss the shifting cultural histories & value systems that gentrification affects at local, national, and international levels.
Panel discussion is followed by the opening reception for Sean Lynch at Transformer at 6pm (1404 P St NW)
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