Transforming Lives Through Public Art: Creating Murals With Communities In Crisis
Tuesday, November 14, 2017Time
Rockefeller Hall 300-Auditorium
Joel Bergner (aka Joel Artista) is a muralist/ street artist and educator who creates large-scale works of art with the participation of young people and communities around the world. Bergner is the co-founder and co-director of the non-profit organization Artolution, which organizes community-based public art initiatives with those who have experienced armed conflict, trauma and social marginalization. He has led such projects with incarcerated teenagers, Syrian refugees, the mentally and physically disabled, young people with substance abuse issues, orphans and street children.