Join us as we discuss if we should protect buildings, neighborhoods, and even lifestyles for the future.
Join leading Boston-area thinkers, activists, city officials, and artists for a series of free public forums on issues related to themes in “Megacities Asia,” on view through July 17, including global issues of migration, consumption, sustainability, and cultural heritage in relation to Boston’s growing population and ongoing development.
Moderator: John Vasconcellos, Senior Regional Director, Boston and Southeast, The Trustees of the Reservation
Irwan Ahmett, performance artist, Urban Play — Playing Data(MFA performance artist-in-residence), Megacities Asia
Tita Salina, performance artist, Urban Play — Playing Data(MFA performance artist-in-residence), Megacities Asia
Japonica Brown-Saracino, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Boston University, author of A Neighborhood That Never Changes: Gentrification, Social Preservation, and the Search for Authenticity (2009, Chicago: University of Chicago Press) andThe Gentrification Debates (2010, New York, Routledge)
Greg Galer, Executive Director, Boston Preservation Alliance
Free with admission - no ticket required.