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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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Chelsea Fringe: sowing the seeds of activism - Telegraph.co.uk

Chelsea Fringe: sowing the seeds of activism - Telegraph.co.uk | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

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Chelsea Fringe: sowing the seeds of activismTelegraph.co.ukA new breed of gardening pioneers is intent on breaking down social barriers through grow-your-own veg. By Tim Richardson Why do we garden?

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3/6: RESIDENCIES « - Los Angeles Art Resource

3/6: RESIDENCIES « - Los Angeles Art Resource | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
installation art, social practice, photography, and printmaking are encouraged to apply. Fellowship Awards will be given based on conceptual creativity, originality and artistic excellence as well as technical knowledge.
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Amazon.com: Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between eBook: Sharon Irish: Kindle Store

Amazon.com: Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between eBook: Sharon Irish: Kindle Store (Suzanne Lacy: Spaces Between: Often controversial and sometimes even shocking to audiences, the work of Californ...)...
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ART 361–SPACE AVAILABLE!! « UW Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences

... be responsive to emerging issues raised by visiting artists and the instructor. Topics for Spring 2012 include the influence of sub-cultural forms and practices in art, social practices and the role of contemporary art education.
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(SPAN) Social Practices Art Network | Facebook Page

(SPAN) Social Practices Art Network | Facebook Page | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

Join our Network: The Social Practices Art Network (SPAN) is site created to be an online resource and archive for individuals, organizations, community groups and institutions that are interested in new genre arts forms and practices. It is meant to serve as a platform for a variety of practices. (SPAN) is working with an advisory team of as we continue to develop the site and community alliances. The work you see here represents relationships, conversations and dialogue that happen offline as well as online.

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Create Change seeks artists applications, deadline March 23 | AMP ...

Create Change seeks artists applications, deadline March 23 | AMP ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
with a demonstrated creative practice and who are interested in (or already) making socially-engaged art. Proposed projects can use any medium or artistic genre as long as it can be adapted to a site-specific project in a ...
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Solutions Generator grant winners announced | Portland State ...

Solutions Generator grant winners announced | Portland State ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Katherine Ball, a graduate student in the masters in art and social practice program, won a Generator award. Ball has extensive background in sustainable solutions and environmental issues. She once rode her bicycle ...
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Call for applications, MA SPACE | Art & Education

Call for applications, MA SPACE | Art & Education | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
This MA invites applicants from an art and design background AND related areas. Currently in its second year MA SPACE is an international high-level MA, which focuses on Social Practice and the Creative Environment [SPACE].
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ArtCat - Williamsburg / Greenpoint / Bushwick - Norte Maar - Tamara ...

ArtCat - Williamsburg / Greenpoint / Bushwick - Norte Maar - Tamara ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
In homage to Joseph Beuys's famous formulation and the idea that social systems add up to (or can be rearranged to constitute) one great work of art. Her 'practice' has included “Perches” (hybrid sculptural/architectural objects around which ...
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artforum.com / scene & herd

artforum.com / scene & herd | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The online edition of Artforum International Magazine. (Happy to see CCgrantees Sheryl Oring, Suzanne Lacy & Pablo Helguera in Artforum piece on last week's CAA conference!
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Thumbprint Gallery Blog: Shepard Fairey: “Hope” For Street Art

Thumbprint Gallery Blog: Shepard Fairey: “Hope” For Street Art | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Shepard Fairey shook up the world of American politics in 2008. Internationally recognised for designing the iconic Barack Obama poster "Hope," Fairey originally found his place in street art. Long before creating the image ...
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Spring 2012 Exhibitions | e-flux

Spring 2012 Exhibitions | e-flux | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The first exhibition is a major solo exhibition of work by Los Angeles-based artist Kerry Tribe. ... In 2010–11, her solo exhibition Dead Star Light toured to Arnolfini, Bristol; Modern Art Oxford; and the Camden Arts Centre, London.
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The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University | Art & Education

The Art Institute of Boston at Lesley University | Art & Education | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The MFA in Visual Arts low-residency full-time program, offered by The Art Institute of Boston (AIB) at Lesley University, provides the ideal solution for artists, teachers, and professionals in related fields who are seeking professional...
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Dinner Conversation: Beets Two-Ways, 3/25/2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm ...

Dinner Conversation: Beets Two-Ways, 3/25/2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Since graduating she spent the summer in Inverness, California at the JB Blunk Residency and the fall in New York, completing a studio internship at Dieu Donne papermaking studio. In 2012, Julia looks forward to two artist residencies, one ...
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'State of Mind' at Berkeley Art Museum - San Francisco Chronicle

'State of Mind' at Berkeley Art Museum - San Francisco Chronicle | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
'State of Mind' at Berkeley Art MuseumSan Francisco ChronicleEarly audiences for conceptual art and performance often coalesced around political, social justice and gender issues, as they do at a different tempo in the social media era.
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Artist and Writer Pablo Helguera at RISD « RISD Writing Center

Artist and Writer Pablo Helguera at RISD « RISD Writing Center | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
“Education for Socially Engaged Art” Friday, March 16, 10:00-12:00. Roots Cafe and Cultural Center 276 Westminster Street. A workshop open to students, faculty, and community on a first-come, first-served basis (reserve via ...
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Poetic Research Bureau: Phoebe Giannisi & Amanda Ackerman

Poetic Research Bureau: Phoebe Giannisi & Amanda Ackerman | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
... projects SAM OR SAMANTHA YAMS and U.N.F.O. (The Unauthorized Narrative Freedom Organization), whose audio text project Explanation as Composition was recently featured at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions ...
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Women in the arts: some questions - The Guardian (blog)

Women in the arts: some questions - The Guardian (blog) | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Guardian (blog)Women in the arts: some questionsThe Guardian (blog)It's a fact of many an artist's career that an administration job will run alongside their practice, but are there distinct issues that emerge from both these roles that are...
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On the Edgware Road: An Exhibition | e-flux

On the Edgware Road: An Exhibition | e-flux | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Texts include an in-conversation between Sally Tallant, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Julia Peyton-Jones and writing by Christine Tohme, William Wells and Janna Graham. Events: March 6 William Wells, talk at the Serpentine Gallery, 7pm.
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Grande Central Residency - Portable City Projects!!!!

Grande Central Residency - Portable City Projects!!!! | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

During this initial phase of the Grand Central Art Center artists residency, the artist Jules Rochielle will be inviting several other artists to share her residency in order to create a "think tank" that will allow the team much needed time and space for collaborative artistic research. This time spent together creates the potential for the collaborative design of a larger collaborative project.

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Armory Arts Week 2012: NY Arts Preview - NY Arts Magazine

Armory Arts Week 2012: NY Arts Preview - NY Arts Magazine | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Armory Arts Week 2012: NY Arts Preview

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This large, site-specific text work engages dialogue through the Situationist concept of detournement, which hijacks advertising space in the city, often illegally, and replaces the advertising...

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Social studies: the 76th Whitney Biennial revels in its own eclecticism ... - Capital New York

Social studies: the 76th Whitney Biennial revels in its own eclecticism ... - Capital New York | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

Capital New York: Social studies: the 76th Whitney Biennial revels in its own eclecticism ...Capital New YorkFilled with references both implicit and explicit to the burgeoning Occupy Wall Street movement, many engage in institutional critique—both ...

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Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles

Round the Clock: Chinese American Artists Working in Los Angeles | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The exhibition, which will present the work of five contemporary Chinese American artists -- George Chann, John Kwok, Jake Lee, Milton Quon, and Tyrus Wong -- is part of the Getty's Pacific Standard Time initiative.
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Russia Protests: Artists Enter Political Fray In Elections

Russia Protests: Artists Enter Political Fray In Elections | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
PERM, Russia — In Vladimir Putin's Russia, artists have done art and left politics to the politicians.
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What to See (and Not to See) at the 2012 Whitney Biennial - WNYC

What to See (and Not to See) at the 2012 Whitney Biennial - WNYC | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
WNYCWhat to See (and Not to See) at the 2012 Whitney BiennialWNYCThe essay also includes reference to other artists who have have undertaken politically charged content in their work, from LaToya Ruby Frazier (see one of her photos at right) to...
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