The Artist’s Perspective of the City

A panel presentation and discussion on how artists from various disciplines view the city, how they draw inspiration from it and what they contribute to its livability.

John Dooher, Musician, song writer and audio engineer, talked about how an increasingly diverse society expresses itself through the international language of music and how the City nurtures the are of music.
Mark Marsters, painter, sculptor and writer, presented an illustrated talk with a refreshing view of ordinary images of the city.
Kirk Finken, writer and editor, discussed how the city is a river of stories, myths and legends with a complex under current of shifting languages and cultures.