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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Tipping a Hat to the Planet - New York Times (blog)

Tipping a Hat to the Planet - New York Times (blog) | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog)Tipping a Hat to the PlanetNew York Times (blog)Or watch the artist Alison Knowles mix a giant salad and serve it to her audience (a Fluxus event that she first performed in 1962) on the High Line at West 16th Street.
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Berlin Biennale showcases contemporary political art | DailyFT - Be ...

Berlin Biennale showcases contemporary political art | DailyFT - Be ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The installation “Berlin-Birkenau” by Polish artist Lukasz Surowiec, 26, is part of the Berlin Biennale, a contemporary arts festival devoted this year to political art. “This is an attempt to create a new kind of monument – a living ...
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GeoSlant: Alessandro Rolandi | 不知道 i don't know

GeoSlant: Alessandro Rolandi | 不知道 i don't know | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
We talked a lot about this, and he seems genuinely open to more socially aware activities, which I related to relational practice within the art world.” Rolandi's background is in the theatre, which he explains is “very social, but ...
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The Laundromat Project (The LP) Summer Internship | My Global ...

The Laundromat Project (The LP) Summer Internship | My Global ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
PROGRAM INTERNSHIP The Laundromat Project (The LP) is a community-based public art non-profit that brings arts programming to laundromats in the Greater New. ...
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The Fear Not project

The Fear Not project | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Fear Not is a community-based art project that invites participants to create and experience a multimedia, anti-fear environment, both on the street and in art spaces.
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Turning The Place Over is turned on - Liverpool Confidential

Turning The Place Over is turned on - Liverpool Confidential | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Liverpool Confidential

Turning The Place Over is turned on....
Sally Tallant, Liverpool Biennial's artistic director, said “Richard Wilson's sculpture deserves to be seen again and I am delighted that it can be re-started, albeit...

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Conversation: Structures for Discord

If you're wondering, "what is agonism?," join designer and Open Field Artist-in-Residence Carl DiSalvo, artist/educator Marisa Jahn, media theorist Warren Sack, and architect Mark Shepard for a lively and interactive presentation to unpack and...
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Cambodian Artists Respond to Phnom Penh's Rapid Urbanization - Voice of America

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Cambodian Artists Respond to Phnom Penh's Rapid UrbanizationVoice of America“Almost 80% of the local artists in advanced practices are committedly making commentaries on the rapid urbanization of Cambodia.
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Field Report from Artist in Residence: Jules Rochielle

Field Report from Artist in Residence: Jules Rochielle | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
An update about the Grand Central Artist in Residency Project: In an effort to begin a project that reflected the needs of the community surrounding Grand Central Art Center, the months of March an...
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Centre for the Living Arts launches nine-month 'Memory Project' in Mobile ... - al.com

Centre for the Living Arts launches nine-month 'Memory Project' in Mobile ... - al.com | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
al.comCentre for the Living Arts launches nine-month 'Memory Project' in Mobile ...al.comAmong the artists who attended Thursday's media event was Alison Saar, a Los Angeles-based sculptor and printmaker, who created a four-part art installation...
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Social Work Activist Reader: Call for Contributions

Social Work Activist Reader: Call for Contributions | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Articles are sought in diverse areas of social work and humyn service that strengthen our vision and skill with social work activism and justice-centered, anti-oppressive practice—art, poetry and dreams also welcome.
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ADRC seminar series welcomes Multiple Perspectives - Liverpool John Moores University

ADRC seminar series welcomes Multiple PerspectivesLiverpool John Moores UniversityAlnoor will be discussing the Multiple Perspectives which inform the creation of platforms for arts practice, curatorship, critique and dialogue exploring the...
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The Walker Art Center Presents Bad Art: A Night of Bad Art at the Walker Art Center

The Walker Art Center Presents Bad Art: A Night of Bad Art at the Walker Art Center | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Walker Art Center Teen Arts Council (WACTAC) takes over the building for an evening of subversion and rule-breaking inspired by the exhibition Absentee Landlord and its curator, camp icon John Waters.
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Creative Scotland: An Artist for Insch and surrounds « Creative ...

Creative Scotland: An Artist for Insch and surrounds « Creative ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Friends of Insch Hospital and Community (FOIH&C), with financial support from Aberdeenshire Council's percent for art scheme, wishes to appoint an artist with experience in socially engaged practice who can take a creative ...
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Practically Social, Practically Practice | The Milk Wax

Practically Social, Practically Practice | The Milk Wax | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Social practice can probably be defined as the meeting between ethics, aesthetics and exchange. Think: murals with QR codes or turning the Chicago skyline into a musical score. The role (and responsibility) of the artist to the ...
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P-183 x Political Platform « Urban Art Videos

A mysterious street artist has been leaving his mark all over Moscow. But his works have caught the eye of critics all over the world – who have dubbed him the Russian Banksy. Prime Time's Jacob Greaves tracked down the ...
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Hivos and the Arts and Culture Program of the Open Society ...

... of the field of contemporary art in the countries of Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan), Hivos/OSF offer a platform through which the energy of socially engaged contemporary artistic practices ...
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Get Some Culture: Anatomy of a Social Protest - University Daily Kansan

Get Some Culture: Anatomy of a Social Protest - University Daily Kansan | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Get Some Culture: Anatomy of a Social Protest

By Rachel Schultz

Artist Chen Shaoxiong and the Spencer Museum of Art invite local artists and activists to contribute to the "Issue Fence," located on the front lawn of the museum.

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ARTPULSE MAGAZINE » Features » Considering Activist Art in the ...

ARTPULSE MAGAZINE » Features » Considering Activist Art in the ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Can art instigate social change? What can previous attempts to produce activist art teach us? It is a difficult task to assess the social and political impact of activist art.
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Community interventions | Relate

Community interventions | Relate | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
For the London workshop, I shared some information about community-focused socially-engaged art work and artists with the group . The idea was to examine the roles within which community members were cast, in relation ...
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Field Report from Artist Residence: Jules Rochielle ...

Field Report from Artist Residence: Jules Rochielle ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
In an effort to begin a project that reflected the needs of the community surrounding Grande Central Art Center, the months of March and April have been a been filled with a range of community building activities.
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THOUGHTS ON ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM: Seventh ...

THOUGHTS ON ARCHITECTURE AND URBANISM: Seventh ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Sally Tallant, Artistic Director and CEO, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK. In addition to plenary speakers, proposals for paper presentations, workshops, or colloquia are invited. The deadline for the next round in the call for ...
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Pablo Helguera performing Quodlibet | e-flux

Pablo Helguera performing Quodlibet | e-flux | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Pablo Helguera is a New York-based artist who over two decades has produced a body of work known for its insertion into the social through appropriation of a wide variety of communication formats. In Quodlibet ...
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St. Petersburg Perspectives on Relations between Art, Social ...

St. Petersburg Perspectives on Relations between Art, Social ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
... from three St. Petersburg -based researchers and curators Oleg Pachenkov, Lilia Voronkova & Tatiana Shishova who will share their perspectives on the relations between Art, Social Science and Museum practice.
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Conversation: Structures for Discord

Conversation: Structures for Discord | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
If you’re wondering, “what is agonism?,” join designer and Open Field Artist-in-Residence Carl DiSalvo, artist/educator Marisa Jahn, media theorist Warren Sack, and architect Mark Shepard for a lively and interactive presentation to unpack and...
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