Hearing Room 1: 4:45—6:00pm
Question Bridge is an innovative transmedia project that facilitates a dialogue between a critical mass of black men from diverse and contending backgrounds and creates a platform for them to represent and redefine black male identity in America. Chris Johnson, who originated the idea of Question Bridge, will presented an excerpt and discuss the project.
CHRIS JOHNSON is a professor of photography at the California College of the Arts where for ten years he served as president of the Faculty Senate. He is also the Media Wall project manager and Public Art Management Team member for Oakland Museum/Port of Oakland.
PENDARVIS HARSHAW (moderator) is a writer, filmmaker, and activist from Oakland, California. His twenty-minute documentary, “TDK-The Dream Kontinues,” tells the story of Mike Dream, the legendary TDK crew, and the current state of graffiti in Oakland. He founded and runs OGToldMe.com, a place where elder black men can pass their wisdom down to young people.