Submitted by Berrin Chatzi Chousein

Beyonce, Adrian Chen, Jeff Chang, Teddy Cruz are among the YBCA’s 100 Creative Minds

United States Architecture News - Aug 30, 2016 - 10:36   15788 views

Beyonce, Adrian Chen, Jeff Chang, Teddy Cruz are among the YBCA’s 100 Creative Minds

The Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) has named 100 names provoking the future of our culture, that is, those names are conceived as potential cultural catalysts, creative minds triggering societal change worldwide. The YBCA 100 is an annual list of the creative minds that inspire our work.

In the YBCA's 2016 list, there many prominent and famous names coming from different expertises including Beyonce, entertainer, Sanford Biggers, artist, Jeff Chang, author and executive director of the Institute for Diversity in the Arts at Stanford University, Adrian Chen, journalist, Ryan Coogler/Blackout for Human Rights Film director and Activist, Sarah Crowell, artistic director of Destiny Arts Center, Teddy Cruz, architect, urbanist and Professor, Kimberly Drew, founder of Black Contemporary Art tumblr, Anne Hamburger, cultural activist, Tahir Hemphill, designer and researcher, Jay Caspian Kang
writer and many more....

The 2016 YBCA 100 Summit will be held at Yerba Buena Center, located in San Francisco's most dynamic district, on Saturday, November 5, 2016, the summit explores how art and culture can create societal change. Led by YBCA 100 list makers, YBCA invites Bay Area citizens to help the organisation name and interrogate the urgent questions facing our community.

You can watch the 2015 YBCA summit below to feel the atmosphere:

YBCA is one of the nation’s most innovative contemporary art centers. Founded in 1993 as the cultural anchor of the Yerba Buena Gardens development, we serve the diverse and ever-evolving community that surrounds us. From our leading edge exhibitions, performances, and films, to our groundbreaking civic initiatives and community partnerships, YBCA is where creativity, people, and new ideas collide.

Do you want to be one of YBCA fellows for civic action? Then, apply here

The 2016 YBCA 100 Summit has sold out.

The event on Saturday, November 5, 2016 will be held between 12:30—7:30 pm.

> via YBCA