Walls Symposium, San Antonio, Texas, 15-17 February 2009
Flash Wall, Trinity University

Trinity University, San Antonio, TX   |   15-17 February, 2009   |   Free & Open to the Public
Partners in the Walls Symposium include: peaceCENTER | Trinity University | Texans for Peace | St. Mary's University | Texas Lutheran University | University of the Incarnate Word | MAS Program at Trinity | AtticRep | Amnesty International, Trinity University Chapter | Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word Sisters, U.S. Justice & Peace Committee | Border Ambassadors | No Border Wall | Pax Christi San Antonio | We The People News | University of Texas at San Antonio, Department of Criminal Justice | SoL Center @ University Presbyterian Church | PRO-SA | International Academy of Design and Technology | Viva! Bookstore | Frontera Audubon Society | Stonewall Democrats of San Antonio
More about our partners

The Walls Symposium, a critical conversation about the dynamic of physical & metaphysical walls in our culture, politics, economics, landscape and relationships, has concluded. Watch this space for audio archives of some of the symposium sessions.

Forum Theatre Project 2009
Borders and Walls
created by AtticRep Company
March 12-14, 2009

This play is an original work exploring border relations in Texas. The play will be created by a group of San Antonio theatre artists, Trinity University students and community members. The piece will be performed and presented in the style of Augusto Boal's community-based theatre and audience discussion is part of the production. Directed by Roberto Prestigiacomo. World Premiere. Share your story. Of problems crossing the border, family members who crossed (legally or illegally), or just experiences with people who have crossed.

You can post your story via webcam/video (stand off screen if you wish to be anonymous) or on the wall of AtticRep's Facebook Group. If you would rather email them your story, send it to info@atticrep.org.

Thanks to everyone who participated in the Walls Symposium!

What's New

Hundreds of people created an instant FLASH WALL on the Trinity campus, blocking passage for five minutes on Monday, 16 February, 2009. Photo above. It was AMAZING!

Or, you can watch a video of the Flash Wall.

Check out Dan Goddard's ArtBeat Blog and the Sunday Express-News!

We've put up photos of the entries in the "Another Brick in the Wall" Juried Art Exhibit from the opening reception.

Kilroy was here

For more information: wallsymposium@gmail.com      210.224.HOPE

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