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DS Kinsel

D.S. Kinsel // @dskinsel
D.S. Kinsel Is A Black Creative Entrepreneur And Cultural Agitator Based In Pittsburgh, Pa. He Expresses His Creativity Through The Mediums Of Painting, Window Display, Installation, Curating, Action-painting, Non-traditional Performance And Social Media. While Kinsel’s Primary Practice Is Painting, He Believes That Experimenting In Other Disciplines Further Develops His Key Practice As A Painter. Kinsel's Work Puts Focus On Themes Of Escapism, Space Keeping, Urban Tradition, Pop Culture, Hip-hop, Informalism And Cultural Appropriation. D.s. Is The Co-founder Of Boom Concepts, A Combination Work Space/creative Hub Which, In Addition That Host Magic Organs Studio Space And Jenesis’ Production Facilities, And Salon Space. Outside Of The Studio, He Works With Youth, Community Artists, And Community Partners To Identify Ways For Youth To Express Issues Of Social Justice Through Drama, Dance, Music, Visual Art, And Technology From 2011-2015, D.s. Served As The Mgr Pittsburgh Youth Empowerment Arts In Action Program Coordinator & Mgr National Social Media Coordinator.. As The National Social Media Coordinator, D.s. Collected Content From Mgr's Initiatives In Pittsburgh, Charlotte, And Chicago. He Regularly Provides Training To Non-profits On Best Practices Around Utilizing Social Media To Become A Stronger Presence Within The Community. D.s. is a board member of Pittsburgh Center for Creative REuse And Serves On The Advisory Board For The Heinz Endowments Transformative Arts Process.

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, September 22

10:15am EDT


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