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Stella McGregor: Ploughshares from Swords - Social Sculpture and Cultural Agency

11/07/2011 Stella McGregor, Director, Urbano Project (USA) Ploughshares from Swords – Social Sculpture and Cultural Agency Respondent: Gediminas Urbonas, ACT Associate Professor, MIT (USA) How does creative activism contribute to society? How do we moderate crises through individual and collective art practice? How do we reconcile the arts, activism, and pedagogy? Stella McGregor, Founder and Director of Urbano Project, will share her experience of working with inner city youth and introduce projects such as Violence Transformed, and Pedro Reyes'Palas por Pistolas. Stella McGregor has been an artist and a cultural worker for over 25 years, working on projects in Boston, New Orleans, Macedonia, and Taiwan. Urbano Project: http://urbanoproject.org

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