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KERA’s Art&Seek and the Kimbell Art Museum present Taking It to the Streets: The Mural Movement in Fort Worth, a live online State of the Arts discussion that explores the unifying influence of public art and how artists have adapted to the COVID era.

Across Fort Worth and around the world, artists are responding to a year of massive upheaval with mural making. In a time of social distancing, murals have become medium and megaphone for critical conversations, community activism, and public art. From downtown Fort Worth and the Near Southside to the Stockyards and beyond, murals with a message can be found on street corners and alleyways - and sometimes in unexpected places. Local artists and experts will discuss how murals intersect with power, protest and representation.

Letitia Huckaby, local photographer, artist and co-founder of Huckaby Studios; local artist Juan Velazquez of Velazquez Art; and Jan Ballard, instructor of graphic design at TCU's College of Fine Arts, will join moderator Jerome Weeks, senior arts reporter and producer for Art&Seek, in this discussion.

KERA’s Art&Seek and the Kimbell Art Museum present Taking It to the Streets: The Mural Movement in Fort Worth, a live online State of the Arts discussion that explores the unifying influence of public art and how artists have adapted to the COVID era.

Across Fort Worth and around the world, artists are responding to a year of massive upheaval with mural making. In a time of social distancing, murals have become medium and megaphone for critical conversations, community activism, and public art. From downtown Fort Worth and the Near Southside to the Stockyards and beyond, murals with a message can be found on street corners and alleyways - and sometimes in unexpected places. Local artists and experts will discuss how murals intersect with power, protest and representation.

Letitia Huckaby, local photographer, artist and co-founder of Huckaby Studios; local artist Juan Velazquez of Velazquez Art; and Jan Ballard, instructor of graphic design at TCU's College of Fine Arts, will join moderator Jerome Weeks, senior arts reporter and producer for Art&Seek, in this discussion.

KERA’s Art&Seek and the Kimbell Art Museum present Taking It to the Streets: The Mural Movement in Fort Worth, a live online State of the Arts discussion that explores the unifying influence of public art and how artists have adapted to the COVID era.

Across Fort Worth and around the world, artists are responding to a year of massive upheaval with mural making. In a time of social distancing, murals have become medium and megaphone for critical conversations, community activism, and public art. From downtown Fort Worth and the Near Southside to the Stockyards and beyond, murals with a message can be found on street corners and alleyways - and sometimes in unexpected places. Local artists and experts will discuss how murals intersect with power, protest and representation.

Letitia Huckaby, local photographer, artist and co-founder of Huckaby Studios; local artist Juan Velazquez of Velazquez Art; and Jan Ballard, instructor of graphic design at TCU's College of Fine Arts, will join moderator Jerome Weeks, senior arts reporter and producer for Art&Seek, in this discussion.

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Virtual
https://artandseek.org/2020/10/21/sota-mural-movement-fort-worth/

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