Artivism Salon at Bruce Museum to Benefit Anti-Human Trafficking Group “Not for Sale”

The Bruce Museum will be the setting for ARTTN Gallery’s exclusive evening where storytelling will take the center stage.

The “Artivism Salon” will feature the “Free to Be” exhibit, which tells the stories of refugees and victims of human trafficking.

The speakers at the event are David Batstone Co-founder and president of Global Anti-Slavery Organization, Ed Kashi a photojournalist, filmmaker and educator, and David Griffin, founder and principal owner of DGriffin Studio.

The Event is on May 9, 2016 at 6:30pm at the Bruce Museum. Tickets are $350, each ticket includes a $250 donation to Not for Sale, a 501c(3) non-profit organization working around the world to stop human trafficking and put an end to modern-day slavery. This is a tax-deductible contribution, and you will receive a receipt from Not for Sale for your records. Hors d’oeurves and wine, cocktails and beer will be served.

ARTTN is an online gallery featuring diverse, evocative art that grabs our attention and compels us to action by depicting both the truth and the beauty of our world. Every piece sold generates tangible social impact through pre-selected impact partners.

Additional Speaker Information:

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David Batstone

David Batstone is co-founder and president of global anti-slavery organization Not For Sale, and co-founder and managing partner of Just Business, an international investment group that incubates social enterprises.

He is currently a business professor at the University of San Francisco, and was previously an investment banker in the technology industry. David has authored five books, is the recipient of two national journalist awards, and was named National Endowment for the Humanities Chair at the University of San Francisco for his work in technology and ethics.

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Ed Kashi

Ed Kashi is a photojournalist, filmmaker and educator dedicated to documenting the social and political issues that define our times. A sensitive eye and an intimate relationship to his subjects are signatures of his work. As a member of VII Photo Agency,

Kashi has been recognized for his complex imagery and its compelling rendering of the human condition. Through his photography and filmmaking, along with his work as a mentor, teacher and lecturer, Kashi is a leading voice in the photojournalism and visual storytelling community. His work is featured in ARTTN Gallery’s “Free to Be” exhibit.

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David Griffin

David Griffin, founder and principal owner of DGriffin Studio in Arlington, Virginia, is the Curatorial Advisor for ARTTN Gallery. David is devoted to the story, wherever it is.

Whether through photographs, reporting or, ultimately, book publishing, David has shepherded important stories from concept to completion. During his career, marked by accomplishment, awards and a reputation for excellence, David has been Visuals Editor at The Washington Post, Executive Editor of E-Publishing at the National Geographic Society, and Director of Photography at National Geographic Magazine.

The Bruce Museum is located at 1 Museum Drive, Greenwich Connecticut 06830

 

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