Author Archives: Lara Davis

What will you risk?

Day 2. The scene: A passionate conversation with fellow conference attendees over breakfast. We are grateful for this time together to eat free food, consume coffee, hear from more local artist activists and cultural workers, and begin reflecting on some … Continue reading

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Counter Narrative is the TRUTH

The Detroit Idea Lab, Though… If you didn’t already know, the Idea Lab is hands down my favorite thing about GIA Conferences. (If there’s any doubt, just see my previous conference blog posts.) No shade to the sessions, which undoubtedly … Continue reading

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Racial Equity in Arts Philanthropy

“Nothing about us without us is for us.” This proverb, popularized by South African disability and youth activists, served as the introductory frame for the daylong precon, Racial Equity in Arts Philanthropy.  These words were presented by facilitators as a … Continue reading

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