Inside Our Heads: Convergence of Art and the Brain (2020)
On Monday, December 7, 2020, Hebrew University hosted a discussion between Paula Crown, Artist & Professor Leon Deouell, Neuroscientist on the occasion of Paula Crown’s virtual exhibit INSIDE MY HEAD: A Contemporary Self Portrait at Hebrew University Art Gallery.
On October 29, 2020, Paula Crown sat down with Hank Willis Thomas and Paul D. Miller for Brooklyn Rail’s weekly Common Ground series for or a discussion on For Freedoms’ 2020 Awakening, a campaign to increase voter engagement through a reimagining of the 1860 Wide Awakes movement—which swept through our nation’s streets and welcomed Abraham Lincoln into the presidential office—for the 2020 Presidential Election. The discussion focused on a vital question: What does it mean to show up to the movement—or show up to the future—with our full selves?
This conversation was moderated by Malvika Jolly, and closed with a poetry reading by feminist avant-garde writer Rachel Levitsky.
NY Forum: Freedom from Fear: The Arts and Civic Engagement Forum
Aspen Institute, NY (2019)
Paula Crown was honored to participate in Aspen Institute’s inaugural Society of Fellows Forum in New York City, September 17, 2019, entitled Freedom from Fear: The Arts and Civic Engagement Forum.
This half-day program focused on the Freedom from Fear. A series of panels, comprising contemporary artists, filmmakers, and policy experts, they discussed issues of bias, gun violence, and criminal justice reform, as well as their interconnection and a path forward.