Dialogues | Surviving the System

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Dialogues | Surviving the System


This session will focus on understanding the systems in place in the arts field in the U.S. that allow White Supremacy to thrive thrives, and how we, specifically BIPOC individuals, can survive in those systems, and work towards dismantling problematic systems through our actions and demanding the actions of others. Topics in this conversation will be navigating Predominately White Institutions; White Supremacy Culture, Internalized Oppression, and setting a plan for self-analysis for how one may personally want to engage in this journey.

Participants will learn about:

  • Tangible strategies BIPOC arts administrators can navigate, survive, and work towards dismantling white supremacy at white lead institutions
  • Understanding the challenges BIPOC individuals might face in the arts field -Insight into how individuals an organizations have dismantled white supremacy work culture in the past

This session is a part of the DIALogues Professional Development Collection. You can register for the full collection here. Can’t make an event live? Register anyway for access to the recording.

Please note that while this session is open to all, it was curated with the intention of supporting college students, pre-career, and emerging leaders traditionally underrepresented within the arts field.

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