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The Power of Culture / The Culture of Power

International Forum Conversations

International Forum Conversations

$30; $18 for members and students. Reservations required.

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Event Details

A day of conversations among policymakers, entrepreneurs, arts professionals, and artists discussing shared perspectives on the impact of the arts on politics, the role of the art market on the artistic and economic communities, and the pertinence of art biennials in a globalized world. The distinguished guests will be joined by key Phillips staff as well as Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service faculty.

This program is jointly presented by The Phillips Collection and Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service.

10 AM
Welcoming Remarks
Dorothy Kosinski, Director of The Phillips Collection
Carol Lancaster, Dean of SFS, Georgetown University

10:30–11:25 AM
In Conversation: The Politics of Urban Culture
David Mirvish, Mirvish Productions
Christopher B. Leinberger, land use strategist, teacher, developer, researcher and author
Theresa Famularo, producer, Cre8ion, Sydney, Australia
Moderator: Shiloh Krupar, cultural geographer and Assistant Professor of Culture and Politics at Georgetown University

11:30 AM–12:25 PM
In Conversation: Citizen Artistry: Engaging through the Arts
Pierre Dulaine, founder of Dancing Classrooms
Jamal Shah, Pakistani actor, director, painter, and social activist
Rachel Goldberg, Manager of School, Outreach, and Family Programs at The Phillips Collection
Moderator: Ann Stock, former Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA)

12:30–2 PM
Lunch Break

2:30–3:25 PM
In Conversation: The Rise of Art Fairs and Biennials in a Globalized World
Eva Franch i Gilabert, Executive Director and Chief Curator of Storefront for Art and Architecture and co-curator of the of the American Pavilion for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale
Peter Kraus, collector and CEO of AllianceBernstein
Nicolás Bär, Cultural Attaché at Embassy of Chile to the United States
Moderator: Benjamin Genocchio, Editor-in-chief, Art + Auction

3:30–4:25 PM
In Conversation: Unlocking Human Potential through Art
Cuban artist Tania Bruguera
Ambassador Cynthia Schneider, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy, Georgetown University
Virginia Shore, Acting Director/Chief Curator, ART in Embassies/US Department of State
Moderator: Steve Clemons, Editor-in-Chief of AtlanticLIVE and Washington Editor-At-Large for The Atlantic
(Co-presented by The Atlantic)

Schedule as of 11/6/13, subject to change

All conversations take place in The Phillips Collection Auditorium

This event is part of the 2013 International Forum Weekend in Washington.