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Social Art Practices
This blog is dedicated to a variety of social art practices including: urban interventions, utopian proposals, guerrilla architecture, new genre, public art, social sculpture, project-based community practice, interactive media, service dispersals, service design, activism and street performance. The primary material of social practice is person-to-person exchange, interaction, or participation. These situations, organizations and events can involve various media including photography, video, drawing, text, sound, sculpture,, political art, design, eco-art and performance art.
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Support PRESENTE! Young Lords in New York Loisaida Exhibit

Support PRESENTE! Young Lords in New York Loisaida Exhibit | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Support the first museum led multi-site exhibition surveying the Young Lords at Loisaida Inc. Center | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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The Art of Being Alive Series: Interview With the Innovative Artists Behind the Open Space Project

The Art of Being Alive Series: Interview With the Innovative Artists Behind the Open Space Project | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Open Space is a project space that strives to facilitate new, emerging and innovative makers, artists and cultural enthusiasts.
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Seeing Power » Melville House Books

Seeing Power » Melville House Books | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
A fog of information and images has flooded the world: from advertising, television, radio, and film to the information glut produced by the new economy.
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Seeing the Power of Political Posters - New York Times

Seeing the Power of Political Posters - New York Times | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Two exhibitions explore the history of activist media, or as one show frames it, how political messages went viral before the Internet.
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On the Relationship between Theory and Practice in Socially Engaged Art | a blade of grass

On the Relationship between Theory and Practice in Socially Engaged Art | a blade of grass | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
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Contemporary Arab art exhibit at Toronto's Aga Khan isn't afraid to provoke - The Globe and Mail

Contemporary Arab art exhibit at Toronto's Aga Khan isn't afraid to provoke - The Globe and Mail | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Home Ground, an exhibition of work by 12 Arab artists, nine men, three women, is now up at the Aga Khan Museum in north Toronto
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Damon Davis' hands reach from Ferguson to Ladue with hope for racial justice - St. Louis Public Radio

Damon Davis' hands reach from Ferguson to Ladue with hope for racial justice - St. Louis Public Radio | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The 11-plus miles of actual roadways that separate Ferguson and Ladue might as well be the distance between St. Louis and Shanghai — or at least it feels
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Former BAM President to Begin New Role at Mellon Foundation - Artforum

Former BAM President to Begin New Role at Mellon Foundation - Artforum | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation’s appointing Karen Brooks Hopkins as senior fellow in residence, according to the New York Times’ Robin Pogrebin. She’ll
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A Dialogue with Community Engaged Artists

A Dialogue with Community Engaged Artists | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
This event offers artists an opportunity to meet and learn from leaders in the field and insight on the guidelines of the QAF Community Engagement Commissioning.
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Seeds of Hope are Sprouting in Ferguson | Carol Swartout Klein - Huffington Post - Huffington Post

Seeds of Hope are Sprouting in Ferguson | Carol Swartout Klein - Huffington Post - Huffington Post | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
"They Thought They Could Bury Us...They Didn't Know We Were Seeds." The phrase has come to represent the viewpoint of those marginalized around the globe. In Ferguson, as the community works toward healing, it has come to have different meanings.
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Atlanta Program Looks To Build Community Over Public Art

Atlanta Program Looks To Build Community Over Public Art | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
A visit to Philadelphia inspired Atlanta-area civic leaders to start a public art campaign that they hope will reflect the region’s many communities and
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Hans Haacke on "Gift Horse," Gulf Labor, and Artist Resale Royalties - Hyperallergic

Hans Haacke on "Gift Horse," Gulf Labor, and Artist Resale Royalties - Hyperallergic | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Early last March, London’s Conservative mayor Boris Johnson unveiled Hans Haacke’s “Gift Horse,” the tenth commission installed on Trafalgar Square’s Fourth Plinth.
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“Speculative Futures: Social Practice, Cognitive Capitalism and/or the Triumph of Capital” | Matias Viegener

SPECULATIVE FUTURES: SOCIAL PRACTICE, COGNITIVE CAPITALISM AND/OR THE TRIUMPH OF CAPITAL”
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Gulf Labor Hips Venice Biennale Visitors to UAE Labor Abuses

Gulf Labor Hips Venice Biennale Visitors to UAE Labor Abuses | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
VENICE — On Wednesday the Gulf Labor Coalition held the first in a series of four panels it is organizing as part of the 2015 Venice Biennale.
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Museum Plants Artworks in Detroit's Community Gardens - Hyperallergic

Museum Plants Artworks in Detroit's Community Gardens - Hyperallergic | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
DETROIT — It’s a quiet Sunday in Brightmoor, a northwest Detroit neighborhood that’s about as good an example as any of the city’s fall from grace — and its unofficial rebirth via urban agriculture...
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Black Love Festival Engages More Young People in Black Lives Matter - KQED

Black Love Festival Engages More Young People in Black Lives Matter - KQED | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Organizers chose Bayview-Hunters Point to help reclaim S.F.'s historically African-American neighborhood
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VAN July/August 2015: ‘Collective Imagining’ by Denis Roach | Visual Artists Ireland

VAN July/August 2015: ‘Collective Imagining’ by Denis Roach | Visual Artists Ireland | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
DENIS ROCHE DISCUSSES ‘PANCHAEA: IN SEARCH OF AN EQUAL UTOPIA AND A WILLING SUSPENSION OF DISBELIEF’, A SOCIALLY ENGAGED PROJECT MADE IN COLLABORATION WITH BRIAN MAGUIRE, EMMA FINUCANE AND PEOPLE USING THE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IN CO. CARLOW (2011 – 2013).
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Labour should win the Turner prize – it's a disastrous piece of performance ... - The Guardian (blog)

Labour should win the Turner prize – it's a disastrous piece of performance ... - The Guardian (blog) | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Labour party’s got controversy, provocation – and a remarkable ability to alienate people. If a housing estate can make the shortlist for the prestigious art prize, why not a political party?
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Why radical kindness is the key to artistic development

Why radical kindness is the key to artistic development | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Schemes to develop theatre artists are flourishing all over the country – but greed and laziness still prevail.
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Dawid's curator insight, July 31, 12:26 AM
Creativity and social expression.
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Ai Weiwei, Trevor Paglen, and Taryn Simon Install Works in Fukushima's ... - artnet News

Ai Weiwei, Trevor Paglen, and Taryn Simon Install Works in Fukushima's ... - artnet News | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Four years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, a group of artists has travelled to the area to install the "invisible" exhibition “Don’t Follow the Wind.”
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Dissident Artist Convinces Russian Detective to Quit His Job - Hyperallergic

Dissident Artist Convinces Russian Detective to Quit His Job - Hyperallergic | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
A Russian police investigator interrogates a detained political artist, with the end result being that the detective — his eyes opened to the state’s abuses of power — renounces his badge.
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PRESS ROOM at the Creative Time Summit

PRESS ROOM at the Creative Time Summit | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Investigating news creation through expanded acts of visual reportage. July 6, 2015 PRESS ROOM will be returning to Venice as a Special Project during the 7th Creative Time Summit, presenting three breakfast briefings on the mornings of 11, 12 and 13 August 2015 at the Cymru yn Fenis / Wales in Venice collateral exhibition venue.
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Artist Rafa Esparza is using 5,000 adobe bricks to make a building-inside-a-building in Hollywood

Artist Rafa Esparza is using 5,000 adobe bricks to make a building-inside-a-building in Hollywood | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Step into Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) in Hollywood and you will feel the crunch of dry dirt underfoot. Here and there are bits of straw. All around is the smell of earth.
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Our Network

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CAS Artists Maintaining an active community of Associate Artists is an essential part of our growth and sustainability. Since the creation of the CAS Associate Artist Network, groups and individual...

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