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Saturday, May 20 • 4:40pm - 5:40pm
Panel: Social Impact in Art & Creative Tech : Creating Unity across Borders

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We can argue that the greatest social need and impact right now is creating unity across borders fighting negative & inaccurate stereotypes and falsehoods. This discussion will focus on how creative technologists and those that represent them are uniquely positioned inspire and help mobilize others for change. We will explore: Whether art is the catalyst that pushes people to take action or is it actually only the inspiration? How can creative technologists and artists build engagement with disparate communities across borders and here at home?

We will be discussing this topic with Lisa Godwin, Creative Technologist at the New York Times; Kevin Stanton, a Strategist with Spring Studios; Catinca Tabacaru, Owner of Catinca Tabacaru Gallery; Sundar Raman, Director of Creative Engineering, Local Projects; and L’Rai Arthur-Mensah, a project manager with Local Projects. 

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L'Rai Arthur-Mensah

Project Manager with Local Projects, Local Projects
L'Rai Arthur-Mensah is a Project Manager with Local Project. With a background in engineering and a love for producing art exhibitions, she is a proponent of integrating technology into cultural experiences in ways that enhance the engagement but don't overpower the experience it... Read More →

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Lisa Godwin

Creative Technologist, The New York Times
Lisa Godwin is a passionate media professional with over 10 years of experience in producing immersive experiential products for strategic partnerships and opportunities to generate brand growth. An innovative technology marketer who is able to develop and oversee fully integrate... Read More →
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Sundar Raman

Director of Creative Engineering, Local Projects
Sundar is the Director of Creative Engineering at Local Projects. Sundar’s background spans alternative energy, community radio, permaculture, Internet telephony, open-source advocacy, and most recently social gaming. Responsibilities span the breadth of his previous experience... Read More →
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Kevin Stanton

Strategist, Spring Studios
Kevin Stanton is a strategist that works at the convergence of culture, technology and critical theory. As a Senior Strategist at Spring, Kevin is focused on solving problems by leveraging the power of culture to help brands engage with consumers and build cultural relevancy. Kev... Read More →
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Catinca Tabacaru

Gallerist, Catinca Tabacaru Gallery
Catinca Tabacaru is the founder of the Catinca Tabacaru Gallery on the Lower East Side.  In addition to artist representation and shows, the Gallery expands past its walls to create valuable dialogue and collaboration with artists embedded in different cultures. The primary vehicle for this is... Read More →



Saturday May 20, 2017 4:40pm - 5:40pm
CTW Conference Hub at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway 1871 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

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