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Institutional Listening with Common Field Conference

On November 4, De Nichols will join arts leaders for a panel discussion during Common Field Conference Los Angeles that probes the dynamics, responsibilities, and choices that artists and organizations navigate in its responsiveness to communities. Titled, “Institutional Listening,” this session will “discuss what duties different players have to respond to feedback or criticism and how we create conditions for these conversations–from artists representing themselves as individuals to organizations/institutions with missions and audiences to consider.” Pulling from personal experiences navigating racial controversy as a museum-based community engagement strategist, De will detail strategies for how institutions and artists can harness racial equity in their educational, curatorial, and programmatic relationships to communities.

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