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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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Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics issue no. 2 is out now

Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics issue no. 2 is out now | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

Seismopolite Journal of Art and Politics investigates the possibilities of artists and art scenes worldwide to reflect and influence their local political situation. www.seismopolite.com

 

 

Seismopolite Art Map! is a growing worldwide art map, and updated list of exhibitions, galleries, museums and art spaces in all the cities the Journal has visited, available at http://www.seismopolite.com/art-map

 

Contents issue no. 2:

June Yap: "Fear of Speaking", about freedom of speech and art's societal function in Singapore. http://seismopolite.com/fear-of-speaking 

 

May Adadol Ingawanij and David Teh: "Only light and memory: The permeable cinema of Apichatpong Weerasethakul" http://seismopolite.com/only-light-and-memory-the-permeable-cinema-of-apichatpong-weerasethakul

 

Interview with Övgü Gökçe from Diyarbakır Art Center http://seismopolite.com/diyarbakir-arts-center

 

Chrıs Mansour: "On the fallacies of useful art: Tania Bruguera's Immigrant Movement International" http://seismopolite.com/on-the-fallacies-of-useful-art-tania-brugueras-immigrant-movement-international

 

Reviews of the exhibition Details at Bergen Kunsthall, http://seismopolite.com/details-on-contemporary-fascism and of the 12th Istanbul Biennial. http://seismopolite.com/the-12th-istanbul-biennial 

 

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Guest Blog: Art, Culture and Community Development Collaboratory ...

Guest Blog: Art, Culture and Community Development Collaboratory ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Discussions will focus on assessment and mapping tools to evaluate the social relationships at the heart of the engaged scholarship rooted in cultural and community development projects. Such relationships include those ...
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Participatory Media and Social Practice » Blog Archive » Week 10 ...

We can call them digital art–or participatory media, or social practice, or socially engaged art, etc., and its digital aspects might be part of what make it contemporary art, or “art of our time”, but it's really more about the ...
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Nero and the Social Contract at Art Basel Miami - Huffington Post

Nero and the Social Contract at Art Basel Miami - Huffington Post | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Nero and the Social Contract at Art Basel MiamiHuffington PostMost recently, the exhibition 'Living As Form' showcased 25 curators and 100 artists whose socially engaged practice provides a mirror to some of the most pressing issues of our time.
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Finding California Time

Finding California Time | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

Check out: To formally launch Finding California Time, our collaboration with Jules Rochielle and Social Practices Art Network, BROODWORK shares the stories of Heidi Duckler, Dan Goods and Renee Dake Wilson---all Los Angeles-based cultural producers with families---in our 30 minute radio program on KTLK LA360!

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New Media Caucus: Open Dialogue, Feminism and New Media Art ...

New Media Caucus: Open Dialogue, Feminism and New Media Art ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
In contemporary art, such concerns motivated identity politics art and institutional critique. These ideas were adapted and expanded on by cyberfeminists working with technology in the emerging field of new media art, particularly with network ...
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Networkingart » Blog Archive » reSource for transmedial culture ...

Networkingart » Blog Archive » reSource for transmedial culture ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Analysing the topology and the effects of artistic and hacktivist practices in decentralised social networks implies a reflection on power structures, business methodologies as well as on the relationship between art and ...
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Underground culture and politics merge at Hoodstoccupy Oakland - The Daily Californian

Underground culture and politics merge at Hoodstoccupy Oakland - The Daily Californian | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Hoodstoccupy Oakland features underground art and culture, sifted through the lens of contemporary political activism.
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Otis College of Art and Design's MFA in Public Practice | Art ...

Otis College of Art and Design's MFA in Public Practice | Art ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Otis College of Art and Design's MFA in Public Practice, founded by artist and author Suzanne Lacy and taught by a team of internationally known curators and artists, offers a rare opportunity for artists interested in political, social and public...
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Social Practice | Occupy LAAAAAA: Artists in Solidarity (Elana Mann ...

Social Practice | Occupy LAAAAAA: Artists in Solidarity (Elana Mann ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
ARLA Listening Performance, Occupy LA site, 2011. ARLA Listening Performance, Occupy LA site, November 11, 2011. Today I am pleased to highlight Elana Mann, an artist who works collaboratively with other artists and in ...
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Garden at Elliott House | Community Arts International

Garden at Elliott House | Community Arts International | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Situationist International used the term 'Detournement' (usually translated as 'diversion' in English) to distinguish their form of art although they denied that there was such a thing stating that "there is no Situationist art, .
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Louisiana Museum of Modern Art shows three large, striking works by Ai Weiwei - Art Daily

Louisiana Museum of Modern Art shows three large, striking works by Ai Weiwei. has to a rare degree alternated in his practice between traditional physical artworks, conceptual projects, social activities, design and architecture.

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Visual Culture CA: Situationist International

The Situationist International used the term 'Detournement' (usually translated as 'diversion' in English) to distinguish their form of art although they denied that there was such a thing stating that "there is no Situationist art, ...
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Portland State University | Department of Art: Call for Applications ...

Portland State University | Department of Art: Call for Applications ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Within the Art and Social Practice MFA at Portland State University students explore the history of socially engaged art activity while developing their own artistic skills to engage in society themselves.
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Art and Urban Density - City Journal

Art and Urban Density - City Journal | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Art and Urban DensityCity JournalBelieving that art is as much a social practice as a solitary one, Munk creates paintings made up of colorful, detail-laden maps and flow charts with thousands of data points indicating the placement of artist...
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Rhythms of Time Sharing (RoTS) - PARTICIPATION IS SOCIAL

This will be the second installment of KIOSK's ongoing research project, Rhythms of Time-Sharing (RoTS), which explores the current shift in contemporary art practice toward participatory and performative work.
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MA in Aesthetics and Politics program at CalArts | Art & Education

MA in Aesthetics and Politics program at CalArts | Art & Education | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
WHAP! is a new lecture series ranging from critical and political theory to film screenings and conversations about art and architecture.
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(SPAN) :: BRAC Station

(SPAN) :: BRAC Station | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

Los Angeles based artist, Jules Rochielle, and her Social Practices Art Network (SPAN).will install and moderate "Listening Station a Digital Community Archive." While at BRAC she will offer a series of site-specific "Listening Sessions" allowing her to tune the archive into the rich cultural community/history of the Bronx by creating of a set of interviews with socially engaged Bronx artists. These Bronx "Listening Sessions" will allow an expanded audience to look deeply in on the history and creative happenings of the South Bronx, a neighborhood that has a deep roots and history in collective artistic practice and socially engaged artwork. Sign up online for a Listening Session as Jules Rochielle will be present Dec 13, 2011 to Jan 1,2011 to build a community archive with you. She will also find a method to stay enaged with you over the long term.

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Finding Sustainability: University-community collaborations focused ...

Finding Sustainability: University-community collaborations focused ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
It examines issues about what makes for sustainability in both practice and research of arts in health when operating from a university base and stresses the importance of relationship-based work in health promotion interventions in communities .
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Arts, Culture, and Social Change Within the Arab Spring - International Peace Research Institute, Oslo

Arts, Culture, and Social Change Within the Arab Spring - International Peace Research Institute, Oslo | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Arts, Culture, and Social Change Within the Arab SpringInternational Peace Research Institute, OsloWe invite you to a debate on how arts and culture impact social change in the Middle East.
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The Russian art of absurdist political protest | Culture & Lifestyle | Deutsche Welle | 02.12.2011

The Russian art of absurdist political protest | Culture & Lifestyle | Deutsche Welle | 02.12.2011 | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The streets of Russian cities have become host to more and more - apparently spontaneous - actions that look like theater or happenings. But there is more to it than art.
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Help us grow this network: (SPAN) Social Practices Art Network

Help us grow this network: (SPAN) Social Practices Art Network | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Social Practices Art Network (SPAN) is site created to be an online resource and archive for...
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Border: X marks the art on the Rio Grande's south bank - El Paso Times

Border: X marks the art on the Rio Grande's south bank - El Paso Times | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

Border: X marks the art on the Rio Grande's south bank. "We are in electoral times and the political parties are trying to criticize whatever we do." Serrano said the sculpture might be completed by March or April.

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The art of anger: how underground comics are inspiring the Occupy movement - The Guardian

The art of anger: how underground comics are inspiring the Occupy movement - The Guardian | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

(The Guardian) The art of anger: how underground comics are inspiring the Occupy movement. It doesn't matter if it goes on to become a long-term political force or disappears in a few weeks; it has put the old socialist issues of inequality,...

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How can art help re-enchant the work environment? - Canada NewsWire (press release)

How can art help re-enchant the work environment? - Canada NewsWire (press release) | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
How can art help re-enchant the work environment?Canada NewsWire (press release)For further details, see the full program and schedule online: "How can art contribute to developing collective intelligence, innovation and the process of social change?
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