“Saving radical actions and spaces, virtually”: Collective Memory featured in 48 Hills

NYE 1997 at the Mission’s CELL Space (RIP), pulled from the collective’s website archived by the Art and Activism’s History Collection Lab.

Many thanks to Caitlin Donohue for this wonderful article about our Collective Memory Art & Activism Archive and our History Collection Lab for SOMArts Cultural Center’s Making a Scene: 50 Years of Alternative Bay Area Spaces.

But more than just an art show about the past, “Making a Scene” is “a direct call-to-action that invites the Bay Area to contribute to the collective memory of the region’s spaces” — the curators want you to contribute your memories, artifacts, and photos of the activist spaces and art movements you’ve experienced here, via the Bay Area Society of Art and Activism’s History Collection Lab. The project is called “Collective Memory,” and it proposes nothing less than building an entire history of Bay Area activism, with your help.

More here: Saving radical actions and spaces, virtually by Caitlin Donohue for 48hills.org, August 6, 2015. http://www.48hills.org/2015/08/06/saving-radical-actions-and-spaces-virtually/

 

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