Organizers

2017 bookletPaul Farber is a historian and curator from Philadelphia. Farber received a PhD in American Culture from the University of Michigan. He previously was the Doctoral Fellow at the German Historical Institute in Washington, D.C., and a visiting scholar in the Urban Studies program at the University of Pennsylvania. Farber is the Artistic Director of Monument Lab: A Public Art and History Project. He previously curated the traveling exhibition, The Wall in Our Heads: American Artists and the Berlin Wall, and is currently finishing his book, “A Wall of Our Own”: An American History of the Berlin Wall (Forthcoming, University of North Carolina Press), which examines representations of the Berlin Wall in American art, literature, and popular culture from 1961 to the present. He has been invited to lecture and lead workshops at the Library of Congress, New York Public Library, and the Barnes Foundation, as well as Georgetown University, Stanford University, and the University of Wisconsin. His work on culture has also previously appeared in the Guardian, Museums & Social Issues, Diplomatic History, Art & the Public Sphere, Vibe, and on NPR. He served as the inaugural Scholar in Residence for Mural Arts Philadelphia and is currently the Managing Director of the Penn Program in the Environmental Humanities. @paul_farber

 

socially-engagedDaniel Tucker works as an artist, writer, and organizer developing documentaries, publications, exhibitions, and events inspired by his interest in social movements and the people and places from which they emerge. His writings and lectures on the intersections of art and politics have been published and presented widely. His collaborative art work has been exhibited/screened at over 100 organizations and institutions including Commonwealth & Council gallery (Los Angeles, CA), Charlotte Street Foundation (Kansas City, MO), Albuquerque Museum (Albuquerque, NM), Mass MoCA (North Adams, MA), Gene Siskel Film Center and Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, IL), Art In General and the Park Avenue Armory (New York City, NY), Werkleitz Biennial 6 (Germany), Centro José Guerrero (Spain), the 4th Athens Biennale (Greece) as well as streets, protests, front yards, bus tours and rooftops. Tucker recently completed the feature-length video essay “Future Perfect: Time Capsules in Reagan Country” and curated the touring exhibition and event series “Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements.” He is an Assistant Professor and Graduate Program Director at Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia. @Miscprojects