Speaker: Witt Siasoco
April 9-12, 2008
Montréal, Québec, Canada

Speakers: Biography

Witt Siasoco

Program Mgr., Teen Programs
Walker Art Center
Educationand Comm. Programs
1750 Hennepin Ave. S.
Minneapolis MN
55403 USA

Witt Siasoco is the Program Manager of Teen Programs at the Walker Art Center. Siasoco joined the Walker in 1998 to work with the Walker Art Center Teen Arts Council (WACTAC), a visionary program designed to connect teenagers with contemporary art and artists. Today, the Walker’s Teen Programs serve as an international model for alternative education formats both within museums and cultural centers. Formerly, Siasoco worked as a coordinator of the Young Artist Cabaret at Intermedia Arts, a monthly open mic for young artists and a Grantmakers in the Arts Assistant for Arts Midwest, a regional arts organization. Currently Siasoco serves on the board of Juxtaposition Arts, a North Minneapolis arts organization that empowers youth and community to use the arts to actualize their full potential.

Witt will present From Boring and Non-Offensive to Dancing Unicorns and Glitter Text: How a Create a Teen Web Site with Teenagers. [Paper]