Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Tuesday Evening in Chelsea: ESSAM in Conversation with Svetlana Mintcheva at The School of Visual Arts

(Video courtesy The School of Visual Arts) It was great to see ESSAM -- we knew him as Essam Attia when he was one of our best Literature and Writing students for two semesters in the 2006-2007 school year -- return to The School of Visual Arts to discuss his work talk about art in the street as being distinct from art in a museum, regulations of public space and the relationship between an artist’s mission and the constraints of the law. with Svetlana Mintcheva, founding director of the Arts Advocacy Project at the National Coalition Against Censorship.

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