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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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Indian art collective WALA wins FICA Public Art Grant 2011 with ...

Indian art collective WALA wins FICA Public Art Grant 2011 with ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
WALA has been engaged with performance art and community art projects. As part of the one-year CALENDAR PROJECT, WALA had made a calendar containing collages of personal photographs of twelve families residing ...
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University of Ulster, Belfast, Postgraduate ... - Art & Education

University of Ulster, Belfast, Postgraduate ... - Art & Education | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Critical discourse on practice with an emphasis on analysis and self-reflection contribute to an understanding of contemporary art located within a larger cultural, social and political context. The MFA embraces committed, sustainable ...
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ARC Muses: Occupy as Form: Dee Hibbert-Jones

ARC Muses: Occupy as Form: Dee Hibbert-Jones | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
This guest posting is by Dee Hibbert-Jones, Associate Professor of Art & Digital Arts New Media and Co-Director of The Hub: Social Practice Arts Research Center at UC Santa Cruz. Keyword: Class. Having grown up in ...
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Situationist Aesthetics: The SI, Now: Call for Papers - Situationist ...

A few years later, before expelling its members deemed to be too invested in artistic production, the SI declared that in an age of spectacle any work of art produced by a Situationist must necessarily be 'antisituationist'.
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T E R R A . f l u x u s » BPA Plant Signage

T E R R A . f l u x u s » BPA Plant Signage | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
TERRA.fluxus LLC is a research- based practice investigating the interrelationship of landscape + urbanism in the contemporary city. Through built and speculative work the goal is to utilize the diverse urban laboratory to ...
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workshop interpreting Voices

workshop interpreting Voices | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Community arts are also known by community based art or community engaged arts. With this term we refer artistic activities based in community settings. Works from this genre can be of any art forms and are characterise by ...
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A chat with Egypt's revolutionary artist-activists - The Daily Star

A chat with Egypt's revolutionary artist-activists - The Daily Star | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

A chat with Egypt's revolutionary artist-activists

By Jim Quilty ROTTERDAM:

Filmmakers and visual artists express a range of views about the role of politics in their practices.

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When art and politics collided in L.A. - reikia's posterous

When art and politics collided in L.A. - reikia's posterous | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
This week, a forgotten work of political art is being reconstructed on Sunset Boulevard. But it is unlikely that the new Tower of Protest, going up as part of the months-long, Southern California-wide Pacific Standard Time art ...
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Getting Real II: Hip-Hop Pedagogy, Performance & Culture in the Classroom & Beyond - Isthmus

Getting Real II: Hip-Hop Pedagogy, Performance & Culture in the Classroom & BeyondIsthmus30 - A night of hip-hop film shorts curated by film director Eli Jacobs-Fantauzzi. documenting the art of storytelling around the globe.
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Our Town “Creative Placemaking” Community Arts Projects

Our Town “Creative Placemaking” Community Arts Projects | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it

... may include state level government agencies, foundations, arts organizations and artists, nonprofit organizations, design professionals and design centers, educational institutions, real estate developers, business leaders, ...

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Art vs. economics: Art in Public Places program could see financial changes - The Coloradoan

Art vs. economics: Art in Public Places program could see financial changes - The Coloradoan | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Art vs. economics: Art in Public Places program could see financial changesThe ColoradoanShe raised concerns about it then and continues to question whether the program's funding practices are a good use of public dollars.
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5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Claire Pentecost | Art21 ...

5 Questions for Contemporary Practice with Claire Pentecost | Art21 ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
By taking on the role of public amateur, artist Claire Pentecost models an alternative approach to the way that Western cultures typically produce knowledge. ...
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Being the Media: Designing a New Rrradical ... - Art & Education

Being the Media: Designing a New Rrradical ... - Art & Education | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Paper Tiger Television, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, and School of Media Studies at The New School for Public Engagement present a two-day conference to celebrate, reflect and build on thirty roarin' years (and counting!
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ALBERT B. CASUGA: Ambit's Gambit (A. B. Casuga Litblog): I ...

ALBERT B. CASUGA: Ambit's Gambit (A. B. Casuga Litblog): I ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Scene: Emergence, A Symposium on Community Arts Practice - On February 24th, engage in a day of networking and valuable discussion by participating in 1 of 5 panel discussions with real community-engaged art ...
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Art, creativity and a better world - The Telegram

Art, creativity and a better world - The Telegram | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Art, creativity and a better world- The Telegram spoke with four local artists about the role of art and creativity in their lives and their ability to spur social change.
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Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art | Applied Aesthetic Index

Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art | Applied Aesthetic Index | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Feast addresses the radical hospitality embodied by these artists and the social, commercial, and political structures that surround the experience of eating together. February 16 – June 10, 2012 at the SMART ...
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Walker Art Center's Sarah Schultz appointed Director of Education and Curator ... - Art Daily

Walker Art Center's Sarah Schultz appointed Director of Education and Curator ... - Art Daily | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Walker Art Center's Sarah Schultz appointed Director of Education and Curator ...Art DailyInspired by models of the commons, crowd-sourcing, collective action, and new forms of socially-engaged art practice, Open Field opens the museum to the...
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DATA Event 51.0 | D.A.T.A > Dublin Art & Technology Assocation

DATA Event 51.0 | D.A.T.A > Dublin Art & Technology Assocation | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
She received a Ph.D. in Information and Media Studies from Aarhus University (DK), conducting research on disruptive art practices in the business of social media (title: Networked Disruption: Rethinking Oppositions in Art, ...
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Notes from SFAI's January Creative Capital Workshops | Santa Fe ...

Notes from SFAI's January Creative Capital Workshops | Santa Fe ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The result was a group of artists at varying stages of their careers driven by the common goals of connecting to other artists and building up the foundations of their art practices with professional development training.
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Motown Review of Art: Envisioning Real Utopias in Detroit

Motown Review of Art: Envisioning Real Utopias in Detroit | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
for my analysis of Detroit art from a Situationist perspective.) The work has resulted from these investigations seems to be best embodied by the third lens, Jacques Ranciere's notion of aesthetic community.
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Thinking about (beyond?) social practice art… and interrogating our ...

Thinking about (beyond?) social practice art… and interrogating our ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
An interesting article published in e-flux by Gregory Sholette (and recommended by Paul Evans): 'After OWS: Social Practice Art, Abstraction, and the Limits of the Social'. One quote in particular stands out and we'd like to ...
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International Symposium on Collaboration, Social Computing, New ...

International Symposium on Collaboration, Social Computing, New ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Symposium is to address, explore and exchange information on the state-of-the-art and practice in the broad multi disciplinary field of social computing and new media. Participation is extended to researchers, designers ...
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Copenhagen | Community Arts International

Copenhagen | Community Arts International | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
For me, right now, the decision to curate is to adopt and commit to a role that attempts to run counter to failing, calcified political, economic, and social systems. ...See it on Scoop.it, via Social Art Practices […] ...
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'Gran Fury: Read My Lips' Exhibit Documents AIDS Activist Art ...

'Gran Fury: Read My Lips' Exhibit Documents AIDS Activist Art ... | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
Bridging the gap between Situationist site-specific art strategies, post-modern appropriation and the Queer activist movement, Gran Fury has been influential to later practitioners. Their work opens up a broader spectrum of ...
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Unfolding Theatre | Community Arts International

Unfolding Theatre | Community Arts International | Social Art Practices | Scoop.it
The Space between Culture, Community and Personal Development. Skip to content. Home · WHAT IS ... What is it that happens in 'socially engaged' art practice that makes me want to do it? In thinking about my experience ...
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