Field Notes

PSST: Wendy Willis

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Wendy Willis, founder and director of Oregon’s Kitchen Table, poet and essayist, talks about her various roles as a public practitioner, the relationship between artist and political organizer, and the ways in which artists can serve the community through participatory projects.

The full conversation can be heard here.

Each week, students in the PSU Art and Social Practice Program invite members of the community into the classroom for a public conversation. The topics discussed vary widely, ranging from ecology, to urban planning, to activism, to just about anything.