What We Risk: Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art Discussion

What We Risk: Creativity, Vulnerability, and Art Discussion

Wednesday, April 19, 7pm
Free to the Community

 

What do we risk when we lay ourselves open through music, painting, or any other art form? What might we give up and what might we gain when we set out to craft something beautiful or provocative or simply expressive that the world did not previously hold? Given today’s artistic economy, to what extent is exposure—to other people and of the creative self—desirable? Join artist and educator Jason Graham, a slam poetry champion and speaker who performs hip hop as MOsley WOtta, for a conversation exploring the relationship between self-expression and vulnerability. Check out Jason’s promo video here.

This discussion is presented as part of the 2017 Oregon Humanities Conversation Project. The Conversation Project brings Oregonians together to talk—across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds—about important and challenging issues and ideas. Doors open at 6pm. Beer & Wine available for purchase.

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  • April 19, 2017
    7:00pm - 9:00pm

Location

Venue:  

Venue Phone: 541-387-8877

Venue Website:

Address:
215 Cascade Avenue, PO Box 1543, Hood River, Oregon, 97031, United States

Description:
Columbia Center for the Arts (CCA) is located in downtown Hood River, Oregon in the heart of the spectacular Columbia River Gorge. This thriving art center increases and enhances the opportunities for artists and residents of the greater Columbia River Gorge community to participate in arts education and the literary, performing, and visual arts.