The Youth of Azerbaijan: A Case Study in Community Arts

Dates: 
July 26, 2013
Times: 
Friday, 2 p.m.
Location: 
Farnsworth Auditorium
In this presentation, artist and professor Ken Krafchek will discuss a cultural exchange program he was invited to participate in at the invitation of the U.S. Department of State and U.S. Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan. The program invited youth and adults to express their thoughts, ideas and feelings about the future through artistic means. Ken will share his photography and reflect on the printmaking workshops he conducted in Baku, Ganja, Khizi, Mingachevir, Sumgayit and other locales. Additionally, Ken will elaborate on the field of community arts and his work at the Maryland Institute College of Art where he serves as Graduate Director and Faculty, MFA in Community Arts.
This lecture is being co-presented by The Camden Philosophical Society. Krafchek also will be presenting as part of a day-long conference Philosophy and Art—Views from the 21st Century on July 27 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the St. Thomas Episcopal Churchin Camden.
 
Location: Farnsworth auditorium
Cost: free for Collective members, $5 Farnsworth members, $10 nonmembers.
Please note: Collective members must call the Education Department at 207-596-0949 to make a reservation.
 
Caption: Photo courtesy of Ken Krafchek
Phone Number: 
207-596-0949
Base Price: $5.00