Social & Community-Based Practices
What roles can art and artists play in society and in our communities? Artists and cultural practitioners discuss responsibility, trust, and long-term impact when creating socially engaged art.
Questions of Practice: Farm for the City Participants on What Urban Farming Can Do for a Community
Photographer Zanele Muholi on What it Means To Be a “Visual Activist”
Questions of Practice: Artist Yael Bartana on Participating in Politics Through Art
Questions of Practice: Ernesto Pujol on Pursuing Aesthetics
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Jawole Willa Jo Zollar on Art and Social Justice
Questions of Practice: Curator Koyo Kouoh on Politics and Socially Engaged Practice
Questions of Practice: Artist Michael Rakowitz on Threading Disparate Sources into a Cohesive Whole
Questions of Practice: Artist Hank Willis Thomas on Photography and Framing
Questions of Practice: Artist Mariam Ghani on Collaboration in Socially Engaged Art
Questions of Practice: Cohabitation Strategies on the Role of the Arts in Fostering Social Change
Questions of Practice: Choreographer Germaine Ingram on the Responsibilities of Creating Socially Engaged Art
The Institute of Contemporary Art plans to organize the first major retrospective to situate four decades of Barbara Kasten's photography in relationship to other areas of artistic practice.
Visual artist Lisa Marie Patzer (2019) spoke to us about how her practice and interests have evolved during the pandemic, the most useful piece of artistic advice she ever received, and her favorite “brain candy” for relaxing.
Dorothy Wilkie's (Pew Fellow, 2007) choreography involves the re-staging and re-choreographing of traditional West African and Afro-Cuban dances.
Composer Jace Clayton and Barnes Foundation executive director and president Thom Collins on presenting a site-specific performance informed by the artworks of the Barnes.
The Association for Public Art implemented the installation of individual audio programs for 35 public art pieces in Philadelphia, accessible by cell phone or podcast.
The Clay Studio will host a series of four “Clay & Conversation” workshops, led by artists Roberto Lugo and Jennie Shanker.
An initiative supported by consultants with expertise in retail, e-commerce, and web design strategies, as well as a new staff position that will coordinate commercial studio endeavors, will aim to bolster the earning potential of both The Fabric Workshop and Museum and artists.
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Strange Currencies, The Galleries at Moore host a conversation between Mexico City-based artist and activist Minerva Cuevas and Creative Time Chief Curator Nato Thompson about the effects of socially engaged art practices.
Four films commissioned by Scribe Video Center through its Center-funded project, The Great Migration, will be screened at the 2016 BlackStar Film Festival.
Zierer talks with us about the story-gathering processes involved in the Chester Made project, PHC’s embrace of mobile technology and socially-engaged practice, and her vision for the future.
Lumi Tan is curator at The Kitchen in New York, where she organizes exhibitions and produces performances with artists across disciplines and generations.
One of the few cemeteries to be designated as a National Historic Landmark, Laurel Hill Cemetery will rebuild the pedestrian entrance that once existed along its river façade, removed more than a century ago.
OACCE presents the culminating event of its yearlong discovery project Civic Practice.
A performance excerpt of Ain Gordon's new play, followed by an exploration of the Library's vast archives of LGBT activist materials.
Wendy Perron, former member of Trisha Brown Dance Company presents a slide lecture on this pivotal moment in dance history.
Artist and organizer Daniel Tucker's project culminates in a book release event and panel discussion held at the Slought Foundation.
Patricia Lent of Merce Cunningham Trust, an experienced restager, along with theater-maker Richard Schechner, video/installation artist Sharon Hayes, and UC Berkeley professor and moderator Shannon Jackson, here explores the difficulties of recreating works of performance, and how the terms used to describe such acts—restaging, reconstructing, reenacting—vary across disciplines.
A distinct physical vocabulary, masks, and puppetry were integrated into this new adaptation of George Orwell's Animal Farm.