Andrew and Deborah Rappaport founded the Minnesota Street Project in 2015, which offers affordable and economically sustainable spaces for art galleries, artists, and related nonprofits. The project is inspired by the couples belief that philanthropic support for the arts today requires an alternate modelone suited to the innovative nature of Silicon Valley and the region as a whole.
This event is part of UC Berkeleys Art, Technology, and Culture Colloquium, an internationally recognized forum for presenting new ideas that challenge conventional wisdom about art, technology, and culture. This years theme is Digital Immersions, presenting artists, writers, curators, and scholars who consider contemporary issues at the intersection of aesthetic expression, emerging technologies, and cultural history from a critical perspective. Sponsored by the Berkeley Center for New Media, the Arts + Design Initiative, and the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley.