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The Arts Dean’s Speaker Series: Michael Chemers, dramaturg
January 14 @ 5:50 pm - 6:50 pm
Netflix senior software engineer Lyle Troxell invites you to a lively conversation with professor Michael Chemers, dramaturg, for a discussion about how thinkers, practitioners, and innovators of art can create productive change.The Art of Change – Interview SeriesThe Arts Division of UC Santa Cruz is home to an impressive group of faculty engaged in all aspects of the Arts. You will learn, through a live interview hosted weekly by Lyle Troxell, about eight influential artists—their work, and, more importantly, why and how they make art to change the world.Featuring a distinguished roster of guest speakers, including arts practitioners and educators who will provide illuminating insights each week, with personal stories on the artistic character that can shape a creative life dedicated to social change.Guests cover a range of topics, from the importance of habits of heart and mind that can transform some “thing” into something original, to ways in which the arts can create productive change.Interviewer Lyle Troxell is a senior software engineer at Netflix and host of WeAreNetflix podcast. He helped launch the Digital Arts and New Media M.F.A. program at UC Santa Cruz; he created and taught the successful “Intro to Technology for Artists” graduate seminar and helped design UCSC’s Digital Arts Research Center (DARC). Lyle is a photographer, podcaster, and ‘maker’ using wood and steel.* * * * *FULL SCHEDULE OF EVENTSEvery Tuesday from Jan 7 to Mar 3, 2020Learn more about the individual speakers on the Arts website hereFREE and open to the publicBuses and campus shuttles stop at Porter/Rachel Carson College Parking permit required (Parking information)