In September of 1952, Harvey Fite serves as a delegate for the first International Conference of Artists sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization under the presidency of the Italian composer, Ildebrando Pizzetti.

Over the course of seven days in Vence, Italy, some 300 artists and representatives from around the world gather to discuss the challenges of creating art in an increasingly technical era. 44 nations are represented at the conference that took a firm stand against censorship