The National Alliance for Media Arts and Culture
Leading Creatively Conference
September 6-8, 2012Volunteer for free admission! Technology is accelerating. Participation is increasing. Innovation is emerging at the grassroots.At a time of change and opportunity for the media and visual arts field, NAMAC's inspirational community of peers reconvenes for our national conference — this year in Minneapolis and St. Paul, home to cutting-edge cultural institutions and a hotbed of creativity and community innovation.Conference-hotel rooms just $119 through Aug. 29Minnesota Organizations and Residents: Apply now for Hotel-Stay Stipends!PUBLIC ENEMY FOUNDER, HANK SHOCKLEE
, AT NAMAC 2012
This just in! Pathbreaking music producer, audio innovator, and Public Enemy Founder, Hank Shocklee
, will join the NAMAC 2012 Conference!
Shocklee will participate on the Friday plenary session “Artists As Leaders
,” as well as on a Saturday morning panel on “Digital Frontiers”
exploring digital rights, censorship and other issues of online media and culture.Click here to read more
on Shocklee's career and the expertise he brings to the NAMAC 2012 Conference.PROGRAM OVERVIEW
Leading Creatively convenes organizations and individuals from across the country to examine the state-of-the-field amidst the vibrant and flourishing arts communities in Minneapolis.
The conference will offer more than 28 panels and workshops
, two plenary sessions, tours of Minneapolis/St. Paul media and visual-arts organizations
, an open hacker space produced by the Hack Factory
, a documentary film festival
, and receptions and exhibits
at the Walker Art Center
, Franklin Art Works
and the Soap Factory
Both days of Leading Creatively kick-off with Plenary sessions: "Artists as Leaders Plenary
" on Friday morning, and "Creative Placemaking Plenary
" on Saturday morning.