How is an Artist Part of a Community?

LuLu LoLo’s life as an artist is grounded in the legacy of her parents. Her home is full of photographs, documents, and objects that recall their prolific work as community organizers. LuLu is an international performance artist, playwright/actor, and multi-disciplinary artist. Symbolism, ritualism,memory, and myth, all contribute to the aesthetic spirit of LuLu’s art.  Check out LuLu’s profile.

  • How does personal history affect the role of the artist? 
  • What is the artists’ role in a community?
  • Must socially-engaged art reflect the artist’s personal cultural background?

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