Lectures

<< art/cultural spaces + community development + cultural place-keeping >>

As an arts manager, Shey Rivera Ríos  focuses on the role of art and culture as a catalyst for social change through community engagement, cross-sector partnerships, and cultural place keeping. See BIO here.

NALAC Detroit - Shey Rivera

Artist talk // “Art, Resistance + Legacy” conversation with DS Kinsel of BOOM Concepts; part of “Real Talk: Artists in Industry” speaker series // RISD Museum // Aug 16, 2017

Speaker // “Real Talk: Who is a ‘Maker’?” conversation with Matthew Manos of Very Nice Studios // PVD Fest’s Ideas Conference, hosted by the Dept. of Art, Culture+Tourism of the city of Providence, RI // June 1, 2017

Speaker // “The Relevance of Place” &  “Ethics + Equity in Artist Selection + Stewardship” panels // Alliance of Artist Communities’ Annual Emerging Program // Washington DC // April 19, 2017

Artist Talk // “The Practice of Performance Art” // Kelly Strayhorn Theater + BOOM Concepts Gallery Micro-Residency // Pittsburgh, PA // November 2016

Speaker+OpenConvo // “Arts Spaces: Management and Programming” // Trinity Theater + Brown University Theater MFA // Providence, RI // Oct 25, 2016

Workshops+Consultant // “Governance for Cultural Orgs” // Expansion Arts Program // Providence, RI // Sept 2016 – Jan 2017

Speaker // “Economic Development” panel // Puerto Rico, Puerto Ricans Summit hosted by Hunter College and CUNY Center for Puerto Rican Studies // Holyoke, MA // September 17, 2016

Moderator & coordinator // FUTUREWORLDS: Call to Action panel // AS220  // Providence, RI // September 8, 2016. Check out a transcript HERE.

Speaker // “PVD Fringe Festival presents: What the Fringe?!” panel // PVD Fringe, hosted by the Wilbury Theater Group // Providence, RI // July 18, 2016

Speaker // “Queer Undergrounds and Punk Latinx World-Making” panel // AS220 Queer Arts Festival // Providence, RI // June 18, 2016

Speaker // Futuremakers: Art as a Community Development Driver and Community Connector” panel // 6th Annual Community Development Summit // Pittsburgh, PA // May 18, 2016

Speaker // “Who and Where are the FUTUREMAKERS?” panel // FUTUREMAKERS Symposium hosted by Kelly Strayhorn Theater // Pittsburgh, PA // May 17 2016

Keynote Speaker //Our Powerful Cultural Currents: Strengthening Collaboration” // National Association of Latino Arts and Culture (NALAC’s) Regional Workshop // San Antonio, TX // April 28, 2016

Key note Speaker // “Women, Work and Art” Symposium @ New Bedford Museum of Art // New Bedford, MA // April 9, 2016

Moderator and speaker // “Programming and Community Engagement” panel and “AS220 Co-Directorship” lecture // AS220 Immersion Workshop for Artists/Managers // Providence, RI // April 2016

Speaker // “Maintaining Social Equity Amid Neighborhood Change” panel @ Congress for New Urbanism, New England Chapter // Providence, RI // 2016

Moderator // “Programming and Community Engagement” panel // AS220 Immersion Workshop for Artists/Managers // Providence, RI // Nov 2015

Speaker // “Social Practice: Creation, Research, Engagement, and Production in Urban Residencies” panel // Alliance of Artist Communities Conference // Providence, RI // Oct 13-16, 2015

Panelist and moderator // “Art and Social Activism” panel @ NALAC’s Regional Workshop // Detroit, MI // June 2015

Lecture+Workshop // “Cuerpo Volatil: Volatile Body” performance art lecture // RISD Museum // Providence, RI // Aug 17, 2015

Speaker //Cultivating Collaboration: Live from the Archive” salon discussion and presentation of short film “Mare Nostrum”. Artistic collaboration with Jason Curzake and Erick Armbrust // Providence Atheneum // Providence, RI // March 2015

Presenter // “AS220: Unjuried/Uncensored Artist Community” // Alliance of Artist Communities Conference // Charleston, NC // Oct 2014

Presenter // AS220: Unjuried/Uncensored” // NALAC’s Regional Workshop // Providence, RI // Oct 2014

Presenter // “AS220 and Community Development” // for the Master’s Program in Cultural Agency and Administration of the Humanities Dept at the University of Puerto Rico (UPR) // San Juan, Puerto Rico // 2014

Presenter // “AS220: Unjuried/Uncensored” // Department of Fine Arts in Tulane University // New Orleans, Louisiana // 203

 

Japanese animation + visual culture

Shey Rivera "Anime Genius" Symposium

“Anime Genius” Symposium at Philadelphia Mural Arts 2014

What’s Anime Got to Do With It?” Lecture and Workshop hosted by the City of Philadelphia’s Mural Arts Program. Anime Genius Symposium. February, 21st, 2014.

Video Culture: Database Animals & Japanese Animation”  Interactive dialogue as part of the Locally Made series at the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) Museum. Nov 2, 2013.

Banzai! Anime as Exorcism” AS220 Media Arts Lecture. April 2, 2013.