- Imani Jacqueline Brown is an artist, activist, and cultural producer. She is devoted to facilitating a renewed convergence, in writing and in practice, of art, life, and social activism. At Columbia University Imani explored the historical and contemporary use and abuse of art as a tool for both authoritarian domination, as well as personal and societal emancipation. Occupy Wall Street was and continues to be a welcome breath of inspiration for a reimagined society, fermenting her sense of belonging within the translocal activist community. She is a a member of Occupy Museums and coorganized Occupy Sandy, a grassroots hurricane relief effort in New York.
[Last update: September 2015]