November 4, 2009

As a follow up to the first panel, this panel focused on the grass roots initiatives in the Brooklyn neighborhood. Panelists ranged from formal organizations, local residents, artist and a reporter. Panelist offered insight to the inner happenings of art initiatives on a large and small scale. Locals had an opportunity to also comment on their own views of how the art scene has impacted the local neighborhood.

Panel Participants

Ella Weiss, President, Brooklyn Arts Council
Jose Parla, Featured Artist, "Something Out of Nothing"
Catherine Hickey, Director of Retail/Commercial Development of Metrotech BID and sponsor of Willoughby Windows project
Ris├ź Wilson and Petrushka Bazin, Founder and Program Coordinator respectively for The Laundromat Project

Moderators  

Asher Remy-Toledo and Andrea Hill