2014 Creative Placemaking Summit Videos

ArtPlace America

Media Type(s): Video | Content Type(s): Event/Speech | Topic(s): ArtPlace Materials

The 2014 Grantee Summit was a platform to engage in conversations about the who, whyhow, and what for of creative placemaking. Below you will find all of our recorded videos and a brief description of each.  In addition, you can click here for the blog post introducing this resource. 



Welcome Address
Deputy Mayor Doane Liu, City of Los Angeles
Josephine Ramirez, The James Irvine Foundation
Rip Rapson, The Kresge Foundation
Jamie Bennett, ArtPlace America



A Creative Placemaking Commons: a conversation around building a knowledge commons for creative placemaking.
Polly Carl, HowlRound
David Dower, ArtsEmerson



Opening Plenary & Strong Field Conversation: A discussion of the recently announced Promise Zone in Los Angeles and the work of the ISDA in the context of how creative placemaking can align with the priorities of federal programs.
Don Howard, The James Irvine Foundation
Chris Beck, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Tracy Taft, International Sonoran Desert Alliance
Dixon Slingerland, Youth Policy Institute



People and Place; People in Place: A discussion of the relationship between the people and place as components of communities.
Jamie Bennett, ArtPlace America
Thom Mayne, Morphosis Studio
Manuel Pastor, University of Southern California



Intentions and Outcomes of Creative Placemaking: A conversation about impact and evaluation around "what is it you are trying to change" and "how will you know if you have changed it?"
Lyz Crane, ArtPlace America
Kimberly Driggins, DC Office of Planning
Brian Friedman, Northeast Shores Development Corporation
Prema Katari Gupta, University City District
Jordan Poole, Paradise Garden Foundation
Laura Zabel, Springboard for the Arts



Breakout Session Intentions and Outcomes:
Laura Zabel, Springboard for the Arts



Creative Placemaking Town Hall: An open session where attendees reflect on the event and path ahead for creative placemaking.
Jamie Bennett, ArtPlace America
Maria Rosario Jackson, The Kresge Foundation