Can Creativity be a Part of All Elements of Society?

Risë Wilson is founder of the Laundromat Project, a non-profit organization that brings art-making programs to Laundromats in low-income neighborhoods throughout New York City. The Project promotes community engagement through art-making, and creates opportunities for artists to develop projects inspired by the uniqueness of the space. The organization also has a professional development fellowship for artists whose work is socially engaged. She has made a career around creating positions for artists to teach, make work, and expand their professional networks.   Check out Risë‘s profile.

  • How can artists and non-artists collaborate?
  • What does it mean to be a “creative citizen”?
  • Should art be included in every element of society?

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