Housing Rights and the Right to the City

MORE ART 2016
Engaging Artists Residency | Workshops on Art + Housing Justice:
Housing Rights and the Right to the City led by Tom Angotti
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
6:30 to 8:30pm

Engaging Artists is a residency and professional development program for artists seeking to develop their socially-engaged practice through partnerships with community organizations. In 2016, the cohort was focusing on issues of housing inequality in New York City. Each artist was working as an Artist-in-Residence and volunteer with organizations dedicated to housing advocacy, homeless services, and/or anti-displacement efforts in their respective communities.

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Tom Angotti is Professor of Urban Policy and Planning at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. He is the author NY For Sale: Community Planning Confronts Global Real Estate and other books about urbanization and planning. Find more info on his website: tomangotti.com — or on the Hunter College website.

More Art is a NYC-based nonprofit that supports collaborations between contemporary artists and underrepresented communities to produce public art projects and educational programs that inspire social justice.