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FILM | ART | MUSIC | DANCE | LIVELY CONVERSATION
Celebrate the New York premiere of the Sundance-supported ITVS/PBS film series CareForce One Travelogues produced by artist Marisa Jahn (REV-) and Oscar and Emmy-winning filmmaker Yael Melamede (SALTY Features) with a 30 minute screening followed by a lively conversation about care with artists, thinkers, and advocates:
Keynote: Saskia Sassen, Columbia University
Opening Remarks: Natalicia Tracy, Brazilian Worker Center/Centro do Trabalhador Brasileiro
Moderator: Lina Srivastava, Founder, CIEL | Creative Impact and Experience Lab
Hrag Vartanian, Co-founder, Hyperallergic
Allison Thompson, nanny and organizer, National Domestic Workers Alliance and We Dream In Black – National Domestic Workers Alliance
Ilana Berger, Executive Director, Hand in Hand: The Domestic Employers Network
Roxanne Baker, Death Doula
Revolutionary Nepali song by Narbada Chhetri, Adhikaar
Performance by multimedia artist Mariana Martín Capriles (MPeach)
Beats by Larisa Mann (aka DJ Ripley)
In the film series produced for ITVS/PBS Indie Lens Storycast, artist Marisa Jahn, her son Choco, and their buddy Anjum Asharia hop in the CareForce One, their fifty-year-old station wagon, to travel from New York to Miami, meeting up with nannies, housekeepers, caregivers, and allies along the way and exploring how care intersects with some of today’s most pressing issues—including immigration, the legacy of slavery, and racial discrimination. The program is part of CareForce, a public art project that amplifies the voices of caregivers.
NYC Host Committee:
Anjum Asharia, Media Maker, Designer, and Co-Producer, The CareForce One Travelogues
Suzy Delvalle, President, Creative Capital
Beka Economopoulos, Activist, Co-Founder, Not An Alternative & The Natural History Museum
Kendal Henry, Director, Percent for Art Program in the City of New York
Christiane Paul, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art; Director and Chief Curator, Sheila C. Johnson Design Center – Parsons School of Design/The New School
Betsy Theobald Richards, Director, Creative Strategies and Public Programs, The Opportunity Agenda; Indigenous arts advocate
Cameron Russell, Model, Cultural Producer, Activist
Lina Srivastava, Transmedia Producer
Tricia Wang, Tech Ethnographer; co-founder of Sudden Compass and Magpie Kingdom
Outreach: Jenny McQuaile
http://www.careforce.co | #careforce
Free with Museum general admission. Purchase tickets for “David Bowie is” separately.
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