Social Art Practices
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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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About Public Lab | publiclaboratory.org

About Public Lab | publiclaboratory.org | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (PLOTS) collaboratively develops and publicizes accessible technologies for investigating and reporting on local environmental health and justice issues.
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Applied Research Center - Home

The Applied Research Center (ARC) is a 30-year-old racial justice think tank that uses media, research and activism to promote solutions. ARC’s mission is to popularize racial justice and prepare people to achieve it.
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Art Education and Social Change | REEM KASSEM

The Egyptian non-governmental organisation AGORA Arts and Culture developed a concept for linking art with education and social change especially in rural areas. The concept is called “2020 Recovery ...
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The year in art and architecture - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)

The year in art and architecture - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog) | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The year in art and architecture
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Making art for the public sphere, as opposed to (or in addition to) gallery pedestals and walls is flourishing here. Many recent winners of the Mary L.
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Resources for Community-Engaged Artists: A Conversation with Aaron Landsman

Resources for Community-Engaged Artists: A Conversation with Aaron Landsman | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, I shared a summary of the Community Engagement session that I moderated at the 2012 Grantmakers in the Arts conference.
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The Benefits of Service-Learning in Schools and Communities are Explored in ... - DigitalJournal.com (press release)

The Benefits of Service-Learning in Schools and Communities are Explored in ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
“Just as art, music, social studies, and elementary school science have received short shrift in the learning day,” says Dr.
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Telos 161 (Winter 2012): Politics After Metaphysics - Telos Press

Telos 161 (Winter 2012): Politics After Metaphysics - Telos Press | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Telos 161 (Winter 2012): Politics After Metaphysics Telos Press Still, political modernity is not a panacea; it, too, relied on a metaphysical idealism to organize our public life and so to suffuse it with meaning.
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Best of 2012: Santa Fe | AdobeAirstream

Best of 2012: Santa Fe | AdobeAirstream | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
An Alcove Show happens every five weeks and are intended as a less formal opportunity to engage in dialogue with the artists and the community. Highlights include Miguel Gandert, Lawrence Fodor, Scuba's The World is ...
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DREAMers: Undocumented Youth Turn Images Into Political Acts - Huffington Post

DREAMers: Undocumented Youth Turn Images Into Political Acts - Huffington Post | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
DREAMers: Undocumented Youth Turn Images Into Political Acts Huffington Post Some 25 years and several local, national and global campaigns after I made the "hard" distinction between the "concrete" work of "real" political organizing and what I...
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MICA's MFA in Curatorial Practice prepares students to question ...

MICA's MFA in Curatorial Practice prepares students to question ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
MICA's MFA in Curatorial Practice prepares students to question traditional models of the curatorial profession. MICA curatorial Practice. Priority application deadline: January 15, 2013. Maryland Institute College of Art ...
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Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity - The Ohio State University

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Art spaces as a challenge to Nigerian artists | National Mirror

Art spaces as a challenge to Nigerian artists | National Mirror | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
“You hardly hear of residencies or art fellowships being sponsored in Nigeria for Nigerian artistes, but you hear of Nigerians being sponsored to fellowships abroad on the bill of the foreign donors. The worst is that foreigners ...
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Non-Profit Beer? Cerveza as Art Project | Los Angeles | Artbound | KCET

Non-Profit Beer? Cerveza as Art Project | Los Angeles | Artbound | KCET | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Cerveza Tupac is a delectable home-brewed beer. But it's not only a product; it's also considered an on-going artwork that explores the idea of generating community.
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Retrofuturism 22: Go Back to 1968 with the Situationists - Histories of ...

Retrofuturism 22: Go Back to 1968 with the Situationists - Histories of ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
First up: the Situationists. They were really a Silent Gen movement, a short-lived and limited European movement, which was a weird type of Marxism enacted by means of artistic creation. The Situationists tried to recover ...
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Art brings Chinatown's unique culture to life - Philadelphia Daily News

Art brings Chinatown's unique culture to life - Philadelphia Daily News | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
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Art brings Chinatown's unique culture to life
Philadelphia Daily News
AAI is also hoping the Social Practice Lab will foster dialogue within the community.
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Pussy Riot: 'Things have changed, but our desire to protest remains' - The Guardian

Pussy Riot: 'Things have changed, but our desire to protest remains' - The Guardian | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
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Pussy Riot: 'Things have changed, but our desire to protest remains'
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"Our trial was a political trial because our actions were political – we did political art," she said.
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21st Century Eco-Socialism? Struggles over Nature in Venezuela - Socialist Project

21st Century Eco-Socialism? Struggles over Nature in Venezuela - Socialist Project | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Socialist Project 21st Century Eco-Socialism? Struggles over Nature in Venezuela Socialist Project I wanted to prepare a little safe space for them and also a space where I could write and work on art.
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The Art School as Artwork | Createquity.

The Art School as Artwork | Createquity. | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
However, what differentiates these new exploratory educational practices from their historical predecessors is that the schools themselves are also the art, framed as participatory, collaborative community projects.
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Over $1 Million of Grants Mark the Upcoming 100 Year Anniversary of... -- LOS ANGELES, Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

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Story slams growing in popularity - Boston Globe

Story slams growing in popularity - Boston Globe | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Boston Globe Story slams growing in popularity Boston Globe She first became acquainted with the practice in the late 1980s when she started listening to a public radio program called “The Spider's Web,” on which WGBH alumnus Lee-Ellen Marvin would...
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