The U.S. Department of Arts and Culture (USDAC) is a large-scale performance and national action network, initiated by New York-based artist Adam Horowitz.A people-powered department, the USDAC is committed to harnessing the power of art and creativity to cultivate empathy, equity, and social imagination. Their group performance and workshop include USDAC: An Act of Collective Imagination, Encuentro Hemisferico, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (2014). Their publications include U.S. Department of Arts and Culture: An Act of Collective Imagination; Public: A Journal of Imagining America (2014); and U.S. Department of Arts and Culture Launch Speech, Forecast Public Art Journal (2013). Horowitz’s fellowships include the Emerging Artist Fellow, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, New York City (2013, 2014, 2015) and the Sitka Fellows Program, Sitka, Alaska (2012). Horowitz received a B.A. from Yale University.

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