IamA Artist and Activist. Unexpectedly recruited by Green Party a month ago to run for mayor of Syracuse, NY. Running as an artist, trying to gain national support for a new kind of leadership -- creative, visionary, and real! AMA!
My short bio: I'm Dr. Kevin Bott, associate director of Imagining America: Artists and Scholars in Public Life, a consortium of over 100 colleges and universities dedicated to advancing the role of higher education in a democracy. Founder and artistic director of the Syracuse-based community arts project, The D.R.E.A.M. Freedom Revival. Director of A Ritual for Return, a rite-of-passage project created with formerly incarcerated men. Married with kids!