Conversation: Environmental Racism and the Arts
This discussion will focus on environmental racism, social justice, and the arts. It brings together artist-in-residence Jordan Weber, Des Moines-based multi-disciplinary artist; Michael Allen, senior lecturer in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban design in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis; Inez Bordeaux, organizer for Close the Workhouse and manager of community collaborations at ArchCity Defenders; and Geoff Ward, professor of African and African-American studies in Arts & Sciences at Washington University.
Weber is currently an artist-in-residence in a collaborative project by The Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Equity (CRE2) and the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, and the Pulitzer Arts Foundation. Weber’s St. Louis residency focuses on social and environmental justice, incarceration, and healing with a specific focus on the Close the Workhouse campaign.
This free program will be hosted on Zoom.
Recording of the March 9 conversation on environmental racism, social justice, and the arts, featuring Jordan Weber, Inez Bordeaux, Michael Allen, and Geoff Ward.
Multidisciplinary artist Jordan Weber is currently exploring questions of incarceration and healing in St. Louis as part of a new project.