Participant Profile

Kim Chan

United States
New York

Kim Chan is Deputy Director for Advancement at National Sawdust, a music incubator in Brooklyn. She has worked extensively in Washington, D.C. and New York to leverage the civic power of arts and culture in shifting public discourse and fortifying a more just and democratic world. She is a board member for Ping Chong + Company and Pick-Up Performance Co(s). Her work has investigated issues of cross-border relationships, free expression, and racism with artists and organizations such as Souleymane Koly, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Toni Blackman, Yo Yo Ma’s Silk Road Project, Afro Cuba de Matanzas, GALA Hispanic Theatre, and APAP where she worked on the start-up of the international festivals Globalfest and Under the Radar.