GALVANIZE! 2nd Annual Benefit Gala for Gray Area Foundation for the Arts (GAFFTA)

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Celebrate the newly minted residency of GAFFTA in the historic Warfield Building in San Francisco. It will be an evening that brings together all of GAFFTA’s entrepreneurial and creative communities. From young professionals, financiers, entrepreneurs, and artists, this gala will present an upscale rock concert for a unique, creative and sexy Silicon Valley and Bay Area audience. We expect 800-1200 digerati, with all guests, talent, volunteers, and members working to amplify the talent, and artistry, of today’s technologists.

~ Image and Text Source: GAFFTA Site

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Author: Dorothy R. Santos

Dorothy R. Santos is a writer, editor, curator, and educator whose research areas and interests include new media and digital art, activism, artificial intelligence, networked culture, and biotechnology. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, she holds Bachelor’s degrees in Philosophy and Psychology from the University of San Francisco, and received her Master’s degree in Visual and Critical Studies at the California College of the Arts. She is currently the managing editor for Hyphen magazine. Her work appears in art21, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, and Public Art Dialogue. She has lectured and spoken at the De Young museum, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Stanford University, School of Visual Arts, and more. Her essay “Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings,” has been published to The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture in 2016. She serves as executive staff for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism, board member for the SOMArts Cultural Center, and teaches at the University of California, Santa Cruz in the Digital Art and New Media department.

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