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10am–4pm
Pre-Convening Workshop, Resisting Systemic Oppressions: from our selves, our organizing and our field
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
11am–5pm
Optional: Adventures Around Los Angeles - Common Field Community Programming
 
Around Los Angeles
 
6:30–10:30pm
Kick-Off Party
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
6:30–10:30pm
Registration + Check-In
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
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9–9:45am
Coffee + Breakfast
 
JACCC Plaza
 
9am–5:30pm
Collect, Preserve and Share: Activating the Archive
DIRT, martina dodd, Ikram Lakhdhar, Jordan Martin, Georgie Payne, Valerie Wiseman
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
9am–6:30pm
Registration + Check-In
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
9:45–10:15am
Introduction and Remarks
Courtney Fink
JACCC- Aratani Theater
 
9:45am–6:30pm
Community Care Space
 
JACCC- Ambassador Room
 
10:15–11:45am
ALL TOGETHER: Histories & Futures Of Shifting Spaces And Places
Echo Park Film Center
JACCC- Aratani Theater
All Together Session
12–1:30pm
The Artist Organization Movement: Then, Now and the Future
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
12–1:30pm
Institutional Partnerships: How to be the Little Gal
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
12–1:30pm
There is No “Done”: Place-Based Experiments in Cultural Equity
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
12–1:30pm
Inter/de-pend-ence: the game
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
12–1:30pm
On Radical Openness
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 

In 2015, Ash Studios initiated the practice of radical openness in one of the poorest zip codes in Dallas — turning our art space over to the community and experiencing extreme growth in the number of events and attendance at our art space. However, existing in a community that struggles with poverty, drugs, addiction, and violence, and focusing particularly on youth culture, we had three shootings occur outside our space — ending with someone being shot through the hand and leg at an art show. Over the years our space has also dealt with other forms of violence, overdoses, deaths, suicides, abuse, police intimidation, and police indifference. Our 

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12–1:30pm
Coordinating Our Responses to Cultural Emergencies
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
12–1:30pm
Rural Communities: How to Engage and Collaborate with Them
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
1:30–2:45pm
Website Help Desk
Mary Welcome, Stephanie Sherman
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
1:30–2:45pm
Lunch
 
JACCC Plaza
 
2:45–3pm
COMMON FIELD ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
3–4:30pm
ALL TOGETHER: Under Pressure: On Protecting Communities, Resisting Displacement, and Servicing the Most Vulnerable
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–6:30pm
Making art in Trump Country: how the current political climate shapes our communities and the work that we do.
Matthew Fluharty, Broadway Union
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–6:30pm
Strategic Criticism: Towards an Arts Writers Coalition
James McAnally, Cameron Shaw
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–6:30pm
At the End of the Day, at Least We Have Each Other: Care and Accountability in the Arts, Community Organizing, and Allied Fields
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–6:30pm
Cultural Equity Speed Dating
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–6:30pm
Occupational Hazards - Part 2: Community (Care) Plan
Materials & Applications
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–6:30pm
Searching for a Form to Catch the Spirit of Common Field
Dana Bishop-Root, Anne Focke, Sharon Maidenberg, Martha Wilson
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–6:30pm
Making Space. The Performativity of Embodied Networks, or the Big Question: Can Third Spaces Benefit from Institutional Structures?
Nicole Lavelle
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–6:30pm
Artists are Renters Too!
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
7:30–9:30pm
Satellite Dinners
 
Various Locations Around LA
 
9:30–11:30pm
Convening of the Spirits at the Velaslavasay Panorama
 
Velaslavasay Panorama
 
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Presenters
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9–10am
Coffee + Breakfast
 
JACCC Plaza
 
9am–5pm
Registration + Check-In
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
9am–7pm
Collect, Preserve and Share: Activating the Archive
DIRT, Valerie Wiseman, martina dodd, Jordan Martin, Georgie Payne
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
10–11:30am
Get-Real Estate: Finding, Buying, Owning Space
Nat May, Stephanie Sherman
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
10–11:30am
Artwriting: Sustainability, Taste Making and Critical Art Discourses: Exceeding the Soundbite
James McAnally
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
10–11:30am
The Revolution will be Mobilized!
Echo Park Film Center
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
10–11:30am
Sunsetting as Praxis
Deana Haggag
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
10–11:30am
Designing Structures for Community Self-Determination
Women's Center for Creative Work
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
10–11:30am
Art & The Commons
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
10–11:30am
Unsettling the Old Country Buffet: M12 reports on the Rural
Matthew Fluharty, Mary Welcome
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
10am–5pm
Community Care Space
 
JACCC- Ambassador Room
 
11:30am–1pm
Website Help Desk
Mary Welcome, Stephanie Sherman
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
11:30am–1pm
Lunch
 
JACCC Plaza
 
1–1:15pm
COMMON FIELD ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
1:15–2:45pm
ALL TOGETHER: Institutional Listening
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
3:15–4:45pm
Dr. A. Pinkston and Dr. H. Corona: "How to cook an ethnic meal in a white establishment Or Fake it Until you Make it. An entire Team of Two"
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
3:15–4:45pm
Evictions, Artists and Displacement: ALMLA, 800 Traction, and Beyond
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
3:15–4:45pm
Gender Trouble: Minding the Gap
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
3:15–4:45pm
Cultural Road Map for Equity: Report on strategies from Dallas and New York
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
3:15–4:45pm
Real Talk: Best Practices for Open Calls and Applications
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
Report from the Field
3:15–4:45pm
Food - Water - Shelter
Jack Forinash
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
3:15–4:45pm
Messaging as Medium: Media, Memes, and the Art of Communication
 
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–6:30pm
Eviction Parade
 
JACCC Plaza
 
5–8pm
Searching for a Form to Catch the Spirit of Common Field
Dana Bishop-Root, Anne Focke, Sharon Maidenberg, Martha Wilson
Japanese American Cultural & Community Center
 
5–8pm
Dinner On Your Own
 
 
 
8pm–12am
A Two-Part, Multi-Location Closing Night Party
 
Human Resources & Metabolic Studio
 
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11am–5pm
Optional: Adventures Around Los Angeles - Common Field Community Programming