西亚斯特·盖茨

怎样复苏一个社区:用想象力、美和艺术

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西亚斯特·盖茨,一个经过训练的陶艺家,一个充满使命感的社会行动家,想要做一些事情来改变芝加哥南部的社区的颓势。所以他就这样做了,将废弃的建筑物转变为社区的枢纽,联结和激发那些仍居住在这里的人(并吸引那些不住这里的人)。在这个充满激情的演讲里,盖茨介绍了他在芝加哥建造「微缩凡尔赛宫」的努力,还分享了他热诚的信念:文化可以成为催化剂,促进任何城市、任何地方的社会变革。

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Theaster Gates · Artist, potter, community builder

Theaster Gates is a potter whose ambitions stretch far beyond the wheel and the kiln. In Chicago, his leadership of artist-led spaces has catalyzed interest and excitement in a formerly neglected neighborhood, as he uses culture as a transformational weapon.

Theaster Gates is a potter whose ambitions stretch far beyond the wheel and the kiln. In Chicago, his leadership of artist-led spaces has catalyzed interest and excitement in a formerly neglected neighborhood, as he uses culture as a transformational weapon.