WeTalk — Art & Philanthropy

At Art Basel in Miami, Ondi Timoner leads a discussion on how philanthropic efforts can make art accessible for everyone.

Episode two of WeTalk Miami is available now! Award-winning filmmaker, entrepreneur and host Ondi Timoner is back with new special guests Cathy Leff, Director of Leff Initiatives; Carolina Garcia, CEO of the National YoungArts Foundation; and Ximena Caminos, cultural place maker and COO of BlueLab Preservation Society, to discuss supporting the art world through accessible education and various projects. Check out the next episode as these ingenious cultural leaders share their philanthropic efforts and how they are opening the arts to the world!

The discussion will also touch on how the Miami art scene has changed since the arrival of Art Basel, how the art and philanthropy sphere is changing and how art can be used to open people’s hearts and minds.

Producer/director Ondi Timoner has the rare distinction of winning the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival twice. Her 2004 doc, Dig!, explores the star-crossed rivalry of the Dandy Warhols and the Brian Jonestown Massacre, while her 2009 top prize-winner, We Live in Public, examines privacy in the virtual age through Internet visionary Josh Harris’ social experiments. Her company A Total Disruption releases weekly short docs about thought leaders and doers who are transforming our lives through technology.