Lily Binns of Pilobolus joins Panel at “Business Unusual” on October 25

Lily Binns of Pilobolus joins April Lee of DIA: Beacon and Meghan McDermott of Global Action Project as a presenter at “Business Unusual” event about organizational change on October 25, 2012.

We are pleased to announce that Lily Binns, Co-Executive Director of Pilobolus, will join April Lee of DIA: Beacon and Meghan McDermott of Global Action Project as presenter at EmcArts’ Creative Conversation “Business Unusual” on October 25, 2012 about why organizational change matters, how it works, the barriers, and how it impacts our work and our communities.

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Lily Binns is the Co-Executive Director of Pilobolus, where she leads groups working on strategic planning, change management, development, branding, and communications, as well as collaborating on artistic and educational planning. Now entering its 42nd year, Pilobolus has transformed from avant garde dance company into an international entertainment organization, collaborating with diverse artists and thinkers, like Art Spiegelman, OK Go, Radiolab, the MIT Distributed Robotics Laboratory, the creators of SpongeBob SquarePants, and many more. Pilobolus was founded on a commitment to collective process, and its mission to make art through the cultivation of community remains the driving force of its creative evolution.

April Lee is the Arts Education Associate at Dia Art Foundation, where she runs all education programs in Beacon and NYC, as well as public programs at Dia:Beacon. Dia:Beacon is located in Beacon, NY and houses Dia Art Foundation’s art collection from the 1960s to the present. The museum, which occupies a former Nabisco printing factory, features installations of works by some of the most significant artists of the last half century, as well as special exhibitions, new commissions, and public and education programs.

Meghan McDermott is the Executive Director at Global Action Project.  Founded in 1991, Global Action Project has provided media-arts and leadership education for thousands of youth living in underserved communities across New York City and the country. Global Action Project’s mission is to work with young people most affected by injustice to build the knowledge, tools, and relationships needed to create media for community power, cultural expression, and political change.

Karina Mangu-Ward is the former Director of Strategic Initiatives at EmcArts.