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Art of the Rural Now Accepting Applications for Summer and Fall Interns

Art of the Rural Now Accepting Applications for Summer and Fall Interns | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Are you passionate about rural places? Have you been looking for an opportunity to work across the field of rural arts and culture? Would you enjoy the opportunity...
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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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Engaging Publics/Public Engagement symposium - Auckland Art Gallery

Engaging Publics/Public Engagement symposium - Auckland Art Gallery | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
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A day of discussions about the changing connections between art and its publics: Co-organised by Auckland Art Gallery and AUT University School of Art and Design

International keynote speaker: Jeanne van Heeswijk

How can the public play a greater role in art? How can public participants be generative in the creation of culture - in reality as well as in theory? How can a multitude of voices be heard or seen in 'public art' and in art institutions? Can art in public space support new or productive relationships with communities? Is it possible for art institutions to engage with expectations that art will assist in the development of a discursive public sphere while also having to prioritise cultural tourism or the economic contribution of the arts?

This symposium seeks discussion on the rise of connectivities between art in public space and publics. It addresses varied calls for art to play a role in the creation of a public sphere, evident, for example, in the recent Istanbul and Sydney biennales.

Saturday 13 September - 9am-5pm
Auditorium, lower ground level - free


 

Run of events9-9.30amRegistration and Introduction 9.30-10.15amKeynote: Jeanne van Heeswijk 10.45am-12.30pmSESSION 1: Enterprise vs hospitality  Grace McQuilten
Amy Spiers
Keely Macarow
Suburban Floral Association -
Tanya Eccleston / Monique Redmond 1.15-3pmSESSION 2: Exploring the localSESSION 3: Exploring the localAlex Monteith
Andy Thomson and Paul Cullen
Amanda Yates
Gretchen CoombsJanita Craw and Victoria O'Sullivan
Tracey Williams
Martin Awa Clarke Langdon
Olivia Labb3.30-5pmSESSION 4: Public or counter-publicSESSION 5: Non participation Social Practices Art Network (SPAN)
Emil Dryburgh
Mark Amery, Sophie Jerram, Helen Kirlew SmithLayne Waerea
Tosh Arhkit
Sarah Rodigari

 

Image: Jeanne van Heeswijk, The Resistance of Small Happiness 2010. Photo by Marcel van der Meijs

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About | The Digital Narrative of Genocide Survival

About | The Digital Narrative of Genocide Survival | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Digital Narrative of Genocide Survival (DNGS) has worked to capture on digital video the stories of individual survivors of the 1975-79 genocide event that took place in Cambodia. The DNGS project has developed as part of the rapid expansion in the interdisciplinary field of Genocide Studies throughout the curricula of higher education and the K-12 classrooms in this country. The now-completed, initial stages of the project began in 2006 when the DNGS team began capturing on digital video the stories of individual Cambodians who survived the Khmer Rouge genocide from 1975-1979 in Democratic Kampuchea. This genocide, often referred to as “The Killing Fields” from the biographical movie of the same name, continued for almost four years and resulted in as many as two million deaths. What became clear to the team during this initial work in-country was that contemporary Cambodians from the genocide survivor generation, for the first time in more than two decades, were prepared to talk about their experiences.
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Te Papa's Blog | ‘Vacant lot of cabbages’ documentation enters Te Papa’s archives

Te Papa's Blog | ‘Vacant lot of cabbages’ documentation enters Te Papa’s archives | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
In 1978 contemporary New Zealand artist Barry Thomas undertook a public art project in inner city Wellington. Utilising a vacant lot on the corner of Willis and Manners Streets, the artist and his friends cut through a wire perimeter fence, delivered a truckload of top soil to the site and planted 180 cabbages. Barry Thomas, ‘Vacant lot of cabbages’ documentation, 1978. Purchased 2012, Te Papa. Photo: courtesy of Barry Thomas. The project Vacant lot of cabbages (also known as ‘The cabbage patch’) immediately caught the public attention and received extensive media coverage. Barry was interviewed in local newspaper The Evening Post where he challenged Wellingtonians to occupy the vacant lot and claim the site as their own. The lot was quickly filled with all sorts of objects—which the city council promptly cleared away—except for the cabbages. For several months the vacant-lot-turned-urban-garden became the site of informal gatherings, events and a one-week arts festival called ‘The Last Roxy Show’.
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Artists Probe Ecology and Ethics - Kelowna Capital News

This marks the 275th event the Okanagan Institute has held since the Express series got underway in 2007.
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Liverpool Biennial - Journal - Stages #2

Liverpool Biennial - Journal - Stages #2 | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Stages  is an online journal that presents new writing and thinking, and is a space for staging research generated from the Biennials year-round programme.
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"Can a recipe become a formula for public space?"

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Brechtomania - Al Jazeera America

Brechtomania - Al Jazeera America | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Brechtomania Al Jazeera America With inequality at a post-Depression high in the U.S., poverty inescapable for many, power concentrated in the hands of a few and the promise of social mobility all but lost, 2014 America bears many parallels to the...
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Invisible Violence

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Invisible Violence September 12, 2014–January 11, 2015 Opening: September 12, 8pm Artium, Basque Museum-Center of Contemporary Art Calle Francia, 24 01002 Vitoria-Gasteiz Álava Spain www.artium.org Share ...
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Cai Guo-Qiang: The Ninth Wave

Cai Guo-Qiang: The Ninth Wave | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Ninth Wave sailing on the Huangpu River by the Bund, Shanghai, 2014. Photo: Wen-You Cai. Courtesy Cai Studio.
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'Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn' - Featuring New Work ... - Indie Wire (blog)

'Funk, God, Jazz, and Medicine: Black Radical Brooklyn' - Featuring New Work ... - Indie Wire (blog) | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
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22 performances in Biel/Bienne: Le Mouvement – Performing the City

22 performances in Biel/Bienne: Le Mouvement – Performing the City | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Paulo Bruscky, Amsterdam Erotica, 1982. Self-edited book. Courtesy the artist and Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo.
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Dear Climate

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Interested in an Internship with 96 Acres? | 96 Acres

Interested in an Internship with 96 Acres? | 96 Acres | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
96 Acres is a series of community-engaged, site-responsive art projects that address the impact of the Cook County Jail on Chicago’s West Side. (Want experience learning and working in community engaged art projects?
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This exhibition highlights realities of being homeless in contemporary society.

This exhibition highlights realities of being homeless in contemporary society. Featuring twenty artists from the United States and United Kingdom. The artwork calls attention to the struggles homeless individuals face on a daily basis while striving to maintain their dignity and respect as they navigate their difficult and challenging circumstances.
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Video: The Nanny Van: helping the 'Mary Poppins' of the world get paid

Video: The Nanny Van: helping the 'Mary Poppins' of the world get paid | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Ever wonder why Mary Poppins left the Banks family? Sure, she made it seem like the kids were great and they just didn't need her anymore. But, what really happened?
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Engaging Publics/Public Engagement symposium - Auckland Art Gallery

Engaging Publics/Public Engagement symposium - Auckland Art Gallery | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
A day of discussions about the changing connections between art and its publics Co-organised by Auckland Art Gallery and AUT University School of Art and Design International keynote speaker: Jeanne van Heeswijk
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If We Don't Connect It to Race and Class, Then Green Politics Is Just High-End Consumerism - Creative Time Reports

If We Don't Connect It to Race and Class, Then Green Politics Is Just High-End Consumerism - Creative Time Reports | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Instead of advocating green politics, Marc Bamuthi Joseph proposes we ask a question that connects race, class and ecology: What sustains life in a community?
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A Blade of Grass Invites Letters of Interest for Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art

A Blade of Grass Invites Letters of Interest for Fellowship for Socially Engaged Art | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
ABOG fellowships support individuals and artist collectives working on projects that promote art as a catalyst for social change in a specific community or communities.... (Community/Social Practice Artist?
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Documenting the Americas

Documenting the Americas | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
SITE Santa Fe's biennial features art with a political bent, but the messages are seldom heavy-handed. (Documenting the Americas - SITE Santa Fe's biennial features art with a political bent, but the messages are seldo...
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Call for applications 2014

Call for applications 2014 | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Courtesy Van Eyck. Call for applications Application deadline: 1 October 2014 Van Eyck Multiform institute for fine art design and reflection Academieplein 1 6211 KM Maastricht (NL) T +31 43 3503737 application@janvaneyck.nl www.janvaneyck.nl ...
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Change the Culture, Change the World - Creative Time Reports

Change the Culture, Change the World - Creative Time Reports | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Artist Favianna Rodriguez, who co-founded Culture Strike, a grassroots organization supporting immigrant rights, reflects on how cultural undercurrents come together to make waves of political change.
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About the school | Utopia School

We're co-developing a new learning project called Utopia School, with people who want to share information about both failed and successful Utopian projects and work towards new ones. For us, utopias are those spaces and initiatives that reimagine the world in some crucial way. The school will engage and connect local experts in urgent conversations while building something tangible together. The goal of these connections is to help accumulate collective knowledge from one locale to another throughout the duration of this multi-city project, into a comprehensive database and open curricula on utopian thought and practice. This will include physical places and relationship dynamics involved, as well as systems of organizing, political context, common roadblocks, and the methods used to create and sustain these projects.

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Bamboo architecture for dystopian times - The Boston Globe

Bamboo architecture for dystopian times - The Boston Globe | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Behind the optimistic face of “natural architecture” lie darker fears.
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DETROIT CITY and People’s Biennial 2014

DETROIT CITY and People’s Biennial 2014 | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
DETROIT CITY September 12, 2014–December 2017 People’s Biennial 2014 September 12, 2014–January 4, 2015 Opening: Friday, September 12 Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit 4454 Woodward Avenue Detroit MI, 48201 T +1 313 832 6622 ...
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Arts + Prison: Transforming Lives Behind Bars through the Arts | NEA

Arts + Prison: Transforming Lives Behind Bars through the Arts | NEA | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

The California Arts Council received quite the Valentine's Day surprise from one of its fellow state agencies last February. The head of rehabilitation programs for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) called with a proposal: help coordinate an 18-month, $2.5 million Arts-in-Corrections pilot program in California state prisons. CDCR would provide the funding, and the Arts Council would provide the know-how and coordination. Like most Valentine’s Day proposals, CDCR’s was happily accepted.   By June the first phase of the program was launched. The Arts Council contracted seven arts organizations with dozens of artists scheduled to provide more than 10,000 hours of arts programming in 14 state prisons in the first year, and even more planned for the following year.   The current Arts-in-Corrections pilot isn't exactly new, but rather is a revival of a previously successful program. Arts programs in California prisons started in the late 1970s, and became world-renowned through the 1980s and early 1990s. But due to various budgetary and policy decisions, the program dwindled to next to nothing during the first decade of the 21st century and was officially closed by CDCR in 2010. - See more at: http://arts.gov/art-works/2014/arts-prison-transforming-lives-behind-bars-through-arts#sthash.xil90PMz.dpuf

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Experimental Geography: Radical Approaches to Landscape, Cartography, and Urbanism eBook: Nato Thompson, Trevor Paglen, Jeffrey Kastner: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

Experimental Geography: Radical Approaches to Landscape, Cartography, and Urbanism eBook: Nato Thompson, Trevor Paglen, Jeffrey Kastner: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store (New Releases in Art #7: Experimental Geography: Radical Approach...
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Could be interesting.