School of Social Work pres.
Community Wise! An Art Exhibition and Fish Bowl Conversation Celebrating the U-M Bicentennial
Rogério M. Pinto, Assoc Prof of Social Work, U-M; Liliane Windsor, Asst Prof of Social Work, U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Warren Thompson, Pgm Director, Urban Renewal Community Corrections; Eric Anderson, Newark Community Collaborative Board
Community Wise has commissioned six paintings by artist Christopher A. Burkle that will stimulate a discussion on how we can all develop anti-oppressive thinking and action. The “fishbowl” invites the audience to both listen and contribute to a focused discussion. The presenters will role-play an actual session of Community Wise, showing how to use paintings with critical consciousness to inspire dialogue about oppression. Guests will listen to the process and to the ideas presented. They will then have the opportunity to ask questions, make observations, and learn more about Community Wise.
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