The Writing Is On The Wall
With Dr. Susie Lundy
- 75 US dollars$75
Dr. Lundy received her doctorate from the World Arts and Culture Department at UCLA in 2008. Her dissertation focused on the social and political history of Oakland through the artwork of the town’s most prominent graffiti writers, including DREAM, SPIE, REFA, KUFU, ESTRIA, DIME, PEPS,357, MEUT, and AMEND. Dr. Lundy has served many community based organizations, coordinating graffiti art programs that promote aerosol art and culture, including the graffiti workshop at Justice United in Creative Energy (JUICE) in Los Angeles’ Rampart District and the Visual Element program at East Side Arts Alliance in East Oakland. Dr. Lundy was part of the core team that helped launch the Estria Foundation, a graffiti arts program that promotes cultural identity and place-based knowledge. As a muralist she has led projects around the globe in collaboration with local graffiti artists in Mexico, Senegal, Guinea, Venezuela, and Nicaragua. Dr. Lundy is a student of radical pedagogy and social justice. As a professor at USF and the New College she taught methods of integrating the arts into teaching humanities. In July 2020, Dr. Lundy launched her own consulting business, Tiratana Consulting, Inc. that supports arts and arts and education organizations in capacity building. Some of her clients include the Dolores Huerta Foundation, the Estria Foundation, Fist Up Film Productions, Hella Love, and Sol Collective. This course will explore the street culture of Graffiti and its history.
University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA