Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture and Mural Arts Philadelphia are pleased to present (DIS)PLACED Public Forum #3
A participatory afternoon exploring stories of place and displacement, with collective art-making, conversation, and food.
Date: Saturday May 20, 2017
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Location: The Atrium at The Market at University Square | 40th & Market St | West Philadelphia
Tickets: FREE – Click here for required RSVP
Public Forum #3 will explore origins with inspiration from stories of 9 individual as compiled by writer Ann de Forest and photographer Dave Tavani. Visual artist Ali Abdel Mohsen will guide attendees in two hours of art-making reflecting their personal responses to the stories. The afternoon will end with refreshments from local restaurants. Afterwards, the artwork created will be compiled in a quilt-like format and displayed as a collective along 40th Street.
Major support for (DIS)PLACED project is provided by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. Additional support by Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, and partners Mural Arts Philadelphia and Penn Global.