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Simpatia Sin Compasion: Panel Discussion

  • Fort Worth Community Arts Center 1300 Gendy Street Fort Worth, TX, 76107 United States (map)

RST Fort Worth is excited to partner with artist Bernardo Vallarino for his upcoming show, Simpatia Sin Compasion, inspired by the stories of those displaced by violence and the stories and experiences of some of our clients.

"The intent of this body of work is to create awareness and self-reflection on the suffering of those displaced by violence." - Bernardo Vallarino

Panel Discussion: Saturday, July 14th, 2018 • 5-6PM

The Panel Discussion will feature staff from Refugee Services of Texas Fort Worth, former refugees, artist Bernardo Vallarino, and others. We will be discussing the state of refugee resettlement and how you can support refugees in your community. 

Panel Moderator: Lauren Cross

Lauren Cross is an artist, curator, and scholar, who holds a MFA in Visual Arts from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA (2010), and a PhD in Multicultural Women's and Gender Studies from Texas Woman's University (2017). She is currently a Lecturer for the Department of Art Education Art History's Interdisciplinary Art and Design Studies (IADS) program, and the founder of the arts non-profit, WoCA Projects, in Fort Worth, Texas. Cross' research addresses critical multicultural approaches in arts practice, arts entrepreneurship, curatorial studies, museum studies, and art history.

This event is free and open to the public. Donations welcomed. Proceeds from the exhibition will benefit Refugee Services of Texas.