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59 Days of Independence

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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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"If the justice system does not allow changes, we will then change that system" | Insights | HiiL

"If the justice system does not allow changes, we will then change that system" | Insights | HiiL | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Around the world, legal systems and legal professionals, as well as social entrepreneurs are challenged with delivering more justice, to more people but with fewer resources. Innovations in the ready-made garment industry are helping global supply chains with the growing pressure of providing stable and fair conditions to its workers. We need more innovators who are up to the task. Governments, corporations and NGOs also need to learn how to work with them to strengthen their effectiveness, impact and return on investment.
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May Day Protests Occupy and Shutdown the Guggenheim Museum

May Day Protests Occupy and Shutdown the Guggenheim Museum | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
On Friday May 1, activists from Gulf Ultra Luxury Faction (GULF) organized a sit-in at the Guggenheim Museum and demanded a meeting with board members to discuss the state of workers rights at the ...
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Delirium and Resistance after the Social Turn | FIELD

Delirium and Resistance after the Social Turn | FIELD | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
How can socially engaged art detach 'from the market-based notion of “community as consumer-based demographic”'? http://t.co/QsbNBTIb3G
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Current Trends in Public Art 2- Public Art & Social Practice | Americans for the Arts

Current Trends in Public Art 2- Public Art & Social Practice | Americans for the Arts | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
This is the second part of a three part discussion series on new topics and trends in the public art field. Participants will hear from Jules Rochielle, Founder, Researcher, and Curator of the Social Practices Art Network (SPAN), a resource for individuals, organizations, community groups, and institutions that are interested in new genre art forms and practices. In 2014, SPAN launched an international research project focused on the needs of socially and community engaged artists.
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Embodying the Universal in the Particular

Embodying the Universal in the Particular | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
[Editor’s Note: Throughout the month of April, Art of the Rural will share a series of new writing and multimedia from HowlRound about the twenty-one-year artistic collaboration between Pregones...
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Trevor Paglen: Power & Perspective | ART21 "Exclusive"

Episode #217: Trevor Paglen discusses two recent photographs at Griffin Editions—a printing studio in New York City—in this episode from the ART21 "Exclusive" series. Photographed from...
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Introduction: Queer Feminist Media Praxis - Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology

Fotopoulou & O’Riordan reflect on the origins and future directions of queer feminist media praxis and introduce this special issue of Ada.
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Winter 2015 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine

Winter 2015 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Winter 2015 - Northeastern University School of Law Magazine: NuLawLab Takes Innovation to the World Stage
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Design + Social Change: A Showcase of Thought and Practice at Northeastern University

Design + Social Change: A Showcase of Thought and Practice at Northeastern University | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
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Breeden Scholar and MacArthur Fellow Rick Lowe to Speak at Rosa Parks Museum-Center for the Arts and Humanities, College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University

Breeden Scholar and MacArthur Fellow Rick Lowe to Speak at Rosa Parks Museum-Center for the Arts and Humanities, College of Liberal Arts, Auburn University | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Breeden Scholar Rick Lowe will discuss "Social and Community Engaged Art: The Genuine and The Artificial" today... http://t.co/GzTX5Tnwq3
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Gender Talents, a new web-based project by Carlos Motta

Gender Talents, a new web-based project by Carlos Motta | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Carlos Motta, Portrait of Usha Kiran in Nisarga, Chikkaballapur, India (still). Video.
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Toypurina: A Legend Etched in the Landscape of Los Angeles

Toypurina: A Legend Etched in the Landscape of Los Angeles | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The story of the Tongva medicine woman that helped lead a revolt against the padres and the communities who continue to claim her legend.
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Art, not politics led to dissident artist Tania Bruguera's Herb Alpert award

Art, not politics led to dissident artist Tania Bruguera's Herb Alpert award | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
For the first time in the 20-year-history of the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts , a winner won't be able to attend the presentation ceremony for political reasons.
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Engaging in an Unlikely Manner: Artists as Environmental Stewards - The Nonprofit Quarterly

Engaging in an Unlikely Manner: Artists as Environmental Stewards - The Nonprofit Quarterly | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
An arts collective is helping to foster a sense of public ownership around the long-neglected Los Angeles River. Other rivers and broader environmental concerns also benefit from artist-activists.
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LA Artists Propose Solutions to Human Trafficking Through Art: This Artweek.LA (April 20, 2015)

LA Artists Propose Solutions to Human Trafficking Through Art: This Artweek.LA (April 20, 2015) | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Debating Through the Arts presents Hidden in Plain Site: Creative Referendums to Human Trafficking, a series of exhibitions and public programs inspired by the United Nations (UN), which address the phenomenon of human trafficking....
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Maslow's Human Needs

Maslow's Human Needs | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Humans need food, sleep, safety, love, purpose. Psychologist Abraham Maslow ordered our needs into a hierarchy. This week, TED speakers explore that spectrum of need, from primal to profound.
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YP Week: The Laundromat Project Comes to Town

YP Week: The Laundromat Project Comes to Town | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
New York-based nonprofit promotes cultural growth in communities and looks to do that in Milwaukee.
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“Zero Tolerance” - Reviews - Art in America

“Zero Tolerance” - Reviews - Art in America | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Organized by Klaus Biesenbach and Margaret Aldredge, Zero Tolerance brings together an international ensemble of artists who investigate conflicts of freedom and control by documenting protests, demonstrations, civil disobedience and other well-established...
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Issues - Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology

Issues Calls for Papers Issue no. 8: Gender, Globalization and the Digital Edited by Roopika Risam (CFP), forthcoming November 2015 Current Status: Accepting proposals Coming Soon Issue no.
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PHONEBOOK APP: The Art World on your Smart Phone

PHONEBOOK APP: The Art World on your Smart Phone | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
PHONEBOOK is a dynamic MOBILE APP and GUIDEBOOK to artist-run and underground culture, including over 800 projects from across the US!
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Design + Social Change: A Showcase of Thought and Practice: Community Engagement: Radical Pedagogy &...

Design + Social Change: A Showcase of Thought and Practice: Community Engagement: Radical Pedagogy &... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
View more about this event at Design + Social Change: A Showcase of Thought and Practice
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Concept announced for 2015: Re-Living The City

Concept announced for 2015: Re-Living The City | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
2015 Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism\Architecture Re-Living The City December 4, 2015–March 4, 2016 Shenzhen China www.szhkbiennale.org Share Curated by Aaron Setsky, Alfredo Brillembourg & Hubert...
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"We Need the River to be Free": Activists Fight the Privatization of Colombia's Longest River | Creative Time Reports

"We Need the River to be Free": Activists Fight the Privatization of Colombia's Longest River | Creative Time Reports | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Rural activists in Colombia have begun using direct action in their struggle against the privatization of natural resources by multinational corporations.
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Application now open for new BMO Seeds... - Cultural Hotspot | Facebook

Application now open for new BMO Seeds Fund. Six $1,000 prize for community engaged art projects to be supported! Deadline April 1st.
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Art + Practice

Art + Practice | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Art + Practice embraces a twofold mission: to empower foster youth and to transform its community through the inspirational power of art. For youth, A+P offers opportunities for connection through interactions with art and technology. For its community, A+P provides spaces for critical reflection — environments in which art can transform viewers into active agents of social change.
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