Art, Community, and Non-Violence: A Forum

On Monday, April 4, 2011 the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies sponsored a forum at Loyola on "An Artist's Rage," an art exhibit on crimes against humanity by Colombian-New Orleanian artist Gustavo Duque. This forum explored the role of the arts in helping reduce urban violence, highlighting the experience of Medellin, Colombia on social transformation through cultural initiatives and urban development.

Panelists:
Gustavo Duque, artist
Alvaro Alcazar, Ph.D., Latin American Studies, Loyola University New Orleans
Patricia Chandler, art curator for the Sydney and Walda Virlane Foundation
George Gattoni, architect and urban planner

Moderator:
John Estrada, MD, Chair of the Forum For Equality Foundation

For more information on Gustavo Duque's exhibit "An Artist's Rage" please visit http://www.gustavoduque.com/anartistsrage.html .