With the support of the SPArt Foundation Community grant Big City Lab has been working with an incredible group of students from Camino Nuevo Charter Academy - Miramar High School. Students been engaged in a research project to understand community based issues and define their own sense of place with a great team of facilitators, including Theresa Hwang (urban design/architecture), Ricardo Palavecino (photography), Margaret Medina (creative writing), Louis Alvarado(graphic design), and a short documentary created by the team at Form follows Function.
Please join us for the culminating exhibition and reception taking place at Art Share LA gallery on Saturday, June 11th from 2:00 - 4:30 pm.
Theresa will be attending and facilitating a conversation at Open Engagement, a social practice and community-engaged arts conference in Oakland April 29-May 1, 2016. She will be presenting with dear friends and collaborators Christine Gaspar and Liz Ogbu. Their panel and workshop is titled: the Politics of Place: Power and Privilege in Placemaking taking place on Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 2:30pm.