May 30, 2008
Rick Lowe, founder of Project Row Houses in Houston and Marqueece Harris-Dawson, Executive Director of Community Coalition in South Los Angeles discuss the possibilities for reimagining and rebuilding our urban environment. Drawing on each of their experiences, they discuss how art and organizing individuals can alter lives and landscapes.
Rick Lowe is a Houston based artist/activist. In 1992, he founded Project Row Houses, an arts and cultural community located in a historically significant and culturally charged site in Houston.
Marqueece Harris-Dawson has been a dedicated activist for more than twenty years. He completed his Bachelor’s degree at Morehouse College. Currently, he is the Executive Director of Community Coalition, a community-based organization in South Los Angeles.