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


Author: Dorothy R. Santos

Dorothy R. Santos (b. 1978) is a Filipina-American writer, editor, curator, and educator whose research interests include new media and digital art, activism, artificial intelligence, 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 serves as one of the editors-in-chief for Hyphen magazine. Her work appears in art21, Art Practical, Daily Serving, Rhizome, Hyperallergic, and SF MOMA's Open Space. She has lectured at the De Young museum, Stanford University, School of Visual Arts, and more. Her essay “Materiality to Machines: Manufacturing the Organic and Hypotheses for Future Imaginings,” was published in The Routledge Companion to Biology in Art and Architecture (2016). She is currently a Yerba Buena Center for the Arts fellow researching the concept of citizenship. She also serves as executive staff for the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism and board member for the SOMArts Cultural Center.

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