August 23, 8:30am - 10:00am EDT. Hosted at BU BUILD Lab
part of a series on Justice
About the speaker
A Guyanese born graduate of both Yale School of Art and The School of The Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Forrester uses mixed media; painting, collage, installation and performance to manifest his vision of the world. He has exhibited his artwork both nationally and internationally and is a 2018 SMFA/TUFTS Traveling Fellow recipient and previously a Yale President’s Public Service Fellow.
His current body of work explores how signs, symbols, and rituals found within the game of basketball function to contextualize the black male body through the lens of pop culture, media, and race. He has taught at School of The Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Boston Public School. A well known arts educator and creative whose worked with industry partners ranging from Harvard University’ School of the Art, Nike, Elkus Manfredi, Old North Church, Boston Celtics and Copley Wolff to name a few in engaging young people in design thinking.
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Justice can be a path to healing in fractured times.
When we envision moments related to justice, we often think of suits, a gavel hitting the surface of a desk, or people marching in the streets. Change happens when enough people raise their hand to work together.
Author Omid Safi wrote, “Justice is love, embodied. We cannot speak of love without linking it to justice, nor of justice unless it is permeated by love.” Justice is restorative when empathetic and innovative solutions are brought to the forefront.
Through generous listening, we all hold the ability to form moments where people can feel safe, strong, and at ease.
Our Bratislava chapter chose this month’s exploration of and Simona Cechova illustrated the theme.