Despite Postponement, Summit Continues to Service its Fellows

Discussing how the organization is supporting its Fellows from a distance

In the midst of isolation, Summit continues striving to create and maintain community. This week would have brought together 1,700 members—including the current, second class of Summit Fellows—for Summit at Sea, a three-day event that blends workshops, talks and experiences. While dismayed that the event was postponed, the change of plans hasn’t slowed Peter Nyeko, a Uganda-based Summit Fellow and CEO of Mandulis Energy, a …

Notes: Processing and Plotting with the Summit Community

Three days of post-election deep immersion

Like many of us, I began the day on Wednesday 9 November exhausted, angry and confused. It was an early morning because we hadn’t slept well and it was an early morning because Evan and I were catching a flight to Miami to get on the ship for Summit at Sea. We considered canceling, but decided to go. We boarded the NCL Escape—an apt name …

Artist Hank Willis Thomas + Summit at Sea’s Political Art

Summit Series commissions a politically-charged photo and video site-specific experience

We are in the lead up to one of the most divisive elections in history, and once again Florida happens to be one of the most divided states. It’s there, situated around both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump rallies, one will find a mobile video and photo project by NYC-based artist Hank Willis Thomas—founder of the first ever artist run Super PAC, For Freedoms. Engaging …