“Artists Respond” panel to take up issues of place and displacement


On Nov. 15, “Sightlines Spoken: Artist Respond —Considering Place and Culture” will feature artists and cultural leaders of color in a discussion on what it means in today’s Austin to have an artistic practice and what it means to preserve and activate culture.

The public discussion is a collaborative program of the George Washington Carver Museum, Cultural and Genealogy Center; Big Medium and Sightlines magazine, and is a part a wider discussion on the arts and gentrification. A previously scheduled event for Nov. 13 has been postponed and will be re-scheduled soon.

The free event is at 7 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Carver Museum, 1165 Angelina St.

Moderated by artist/curator Michael Anthony García the panel features celebrated muralist  Fidencio Duran; mulitmedia artist and lifelong East Austinite Cindy Elizabeth; and Nefertitti Jackmon, executive director, Six Square Austin’s Black Cultural District



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