SeminArt: Elsewhere is Here!

Elsewhere is Here!

Tuesday, December 11, 2012, 7:00pm

For LegalArt’s next SeminArt, Co-founder and Executive Director George Scheer will discuss the programs and opportunities of being Elsewhere!

Based in downtown Greensboro, Elsewhere is a living museum and artist residency set inside a former thrift store. Elsewhere offers a unique site for artists from around the world to create site-specific works with and within a set of material resources that engage local publics.

During his SeminArt, Scheer will shed light on:
-Elsewhere’s formation and conceptual grounding
-The residency program
-The evolving role of the Museum Art & Civic Building
-Participatory practice
-Alternative models for public process
-Social creativity
-Opportunities for Miami Artists to go Elsewhere

About the Presenter:
As a writer and artist, George Scheer creates at intersections of art and social change, politics, and system thinking. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Communication and Performance Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, and holds an MA in Critical Theory and Visual Culture from Duke University and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania in Political Communications. His current research explores the emerging political economy for art in economic and civic development. For more information about Elsewhere, please visit www.elsewhereelsewhere.org

This program is free and open to the public.

The SeminArt Series is made possible with the support of the John L. and James S. Knight Foundation, Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs.