... twelve up-and-coming arts leaders are participating in what's been dubbed a 'dinner-vention' -- described as "a platform to give those who do not yet have power and influence a chance to intervene into the national conversation on the big issues and to give them a voice and recognition." Yesterday, one of the participants posted a lengthy think piece as she ruminated about what to say at this evening's event. Below is an excerpt from this post by Devon V. Smith, who has worked for a number of nonprofit organizations across the country, primarily in the arts & culture sector, often having to do with digital strategy. I encourage you to click on the title of her post to read the whole thing:
Plans for a Revolution in the Arts
by Devon V. Smith
From a friend in the NYC arts scene.. Note this section. Wow.