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Arts at the Intersection
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Arts at the Intersection lends a unique and engaging approach to social justice. We use art and creative expression to create a common place of understanding, a synergy between head and heart. We are committed to redefining the role of art and artists in manifesting change for social justice, both locally and in the world.

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This video takes you inside a TE'A Insight Design Lab (IDL) where TE'A artists carry out Insight conversations that are part of the process of discovering and developing the themes, issues, characters and story lines of their new work, There’s Something About America, formerly known as the America Project.

This video takes you inside a TE'A Insight Design Lab (IDL) where TE'A artists carry out Insight conversations that are part of the process of discovering and developing the themes, issues, characters and story lines of...

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Thu, 3 Jul 2014
blogInsight Questions: A Look Into TE'As Foundational...

We last presented a video which showed several participants in Insight Conversations with our TE'A Company members. We focused on the stories they chose to tell when asked a series of Insight questions about a polarizing issue that mattered to them. In this follow-up video, we have chosen to present moments from our last Insight... more...

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Wed, 4 Jun 2014
blogOut of the Weeds III: TE’A and the Function of...

In my last blog, Out of the Weeds II, I worked to explain how TE’A uses the Insight Approach to ground the creation of Insight theatre. As Lonergan explains, “[art] is participation, and in some fashion a re-enactment of the artist’s inspiration and intention.” Thus, when TE’A artists are engaged in creating... more...

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Mon, 21 Apr 2014
blogAn Intersections Moment

Premiering this week is a new sound segment entitled An Intersections Moment which is slated to become a permanent feature of our Studio 145 programming.  Fred Johnson, Director of Strategic Initiatives at Intersections and host of Studio 145, shares a moment inspired during his morning travel on New York’s A train, and... more...

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Mon, 7 Apr 2014
blogUniform Justice: Part of the Answer

 “This is not a crime scene; this is a conflict.” In my view, this is the most dramatic and important line in the powerful new play, Uniform Justice, created by TE’A at Intersections International, written by Chukuma Obasi, and produced last week in Memphis, Tennessee, in collaboration with the Mayor’s... more...