Monday, March 3, 2014

PAST: HIGHLIGHTS: Two more Free events to choose from on TUES, March 3 - "Locally Sourced" Art Panel at American University from 6:00pm - 8:00pm + Rethink "Disability" and "Normalcy" at the Screening of the Documentary "Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement" Q&A with cast member and advocates at St Stephen's Church 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Tuesday, March 3

FRAMEWORK Panel #21: Locally Sourced at American University
6:00pm - 8:00pm
More info here. This panel will profile a diverse range of Community Supported Art programs from across the country, and how these programs support artists in their work and in their communities. The panel will be moderated by Tim Doud, Associate Professor of Art and Visiting Artist Program Coordinator, Studio Art Program in the Department of Art, American University (DC) and Victoria Reis, Co-Founder, Executive & Artistic Director, Transformer (DC) The panel highlights directors of participating organizations in Locally Sourced, the first of four exhibitions in the Do You Know Where Your Art Comes From? series. Panelists include: Abigail Satinsky, Associate Director, Threewalls (Chicago); Gean Moreno, Artistic Director, Cannonball (Miami, FL); Amanda Brinkman, Creative & Operations Director, Pelican Bomb (New Orleans); Jill Allyn Peterson, Co-Founder, Brooklyn Community Supported Art + Design (Brooklyn, NY); Jacob Robichaux, Artist Curated Projects (Los Angeles, CA), and Victoria Reis, Co-Founder and Executive & Artistic Director, Transformer (DC).
Abramson Family Recital Hall
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Metro: Tenleytown and take the free AU shuttle from the bus stop by Panera in the bus lot to AU, it's usually the first bus stop, just tell the driver you want the stop closest to the Katzen. Free parking is also available after hours indoors at the Katzen for those wishing to drive.

DC premiere of the award-winning documentary "Fixed: The Science/Fiction of Human Enhancement" Q&A with cast member Dr. Gregor Wolbring, and advocates after the film
7:00pm - 9:00pm, doors 6:30pm
Panel discussion after the film, 8:15pm - 9:00pm
Read more about the panelists on the invite here Vegan and gluten free snacks will be provided.
More about the film: "From Botox to bionic limbs, the human body is more “upgradeable” than ever. But how much of it can we alter and still be human? What do we gain or lose in the process? Haunting and humorous, poignant and political, Fixed rethinks "disability" and "normalcy" by exploring technologies that promise to change our bodies and minds forever. Since its release a little over one year ago, Fixed has screened in film festivals around the world and as a keynote at 7 academic and professional conferences. Most recently the United Nations licensed the film for their work on the Convention for the Rights of People with Disabilities." Accessibility:  ASL interpretation and CART will be provided during the Q&A and closed captioning will be provided during the film. The event space and restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Capital Cab will be providing free accessible taxi service to and from the Columbia Heights Metro before and after the event. Look for the sign that says "Fixed" on the vehicle.  Capital Cab provides sedan and wheelchair accessible taxi service in the District.
St. Stephen’s Church 
1525 Newton St NW - at the corner of 16th St
Metro: Columbia Heights or take the S2 or S4 bus right to 16th & Newton in front of the church.

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