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Who We Be: Superpanel Follow-up

Who We Be: Superpanel on Art, Protest, and Racial Justice April 4, 2015. From left to right, Jeff Chang, Alicia Garza, Ben Davis, Elizabeth Travelslight, Christian L. Frock, Steven W. Thrasher

Last Saturday’s Who We Be: Superpanel on Art, Protest and Racial Justice was an outstanding event. Big love and huge thanks to our panelists and the 237 or so folks in attendance. I realize now that in addition to super

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Bay Area Society for Art & Activism in The Guardian

One of our panelists for tomorrow’s Who We Be: Superpanel on Art, Protest and Racial Justice, Christian L. Frock, had a wonderful article published in The Guardian today in preparation for our event: “What role does art have in a

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Who We Be: Superpanel on Art, Protest and Racial Justice

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Inspired by Jeff Chang’s recently published Who We Be: The Colorization of America, the “Who We Be: Superpanel on Art, Protest and Racial Justice” brings together five phenomenal panelists to discuss the visual culture of protest and current national movements

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Art & Activism Book Club presents Jeff Chang’s “Who We Be”

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Starting on February 8 the Art & Activism Book Club will be facilitating Jeff Chang’s recently released Who We Be: The Colorization of America. Written by the historian best known for 2005’s Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the

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Can’t Stop Won’t Stop 2015

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Can a mostly stay-at-home mom and a few incredible friends, raise $673 $473 $244 to ring in the New Year? Yes! With your help, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism will reach its $3000 inaugural membership goal. Please

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Where We At?: From Ferguson to Fundraising

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The Bay Area Society for Art & Activism is a small but mighty work-in-progress and I hope it retains this contemplative, nimble attitude throughout its development. While giving feels great, asking for money is difficult. As the founder and executive

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Art & Class Discussion Club: No Place to Hide

The next meeting of the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism’s Art & Class Discussion Club (A&CDC!) will be: Saturday October 4th, 2pm Bryant Street Studios San Francisco RSVP to Elizabeth for detailed arrival instructions. Recommend (but never required)

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DocFilm Forum Video Series: Art and Politics with Author Ben Davis

In November 2013, the Art & Class Discussion Club invited 9.5 Theses on Art & Class author Ben Davis to San Francisco State University’s DocFilm Forum for a discussion of his work and the role of activism in art and

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Field Trip! @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

The Art & Class Discussion Club is heading out onto the beautiful Bay to visit Ai Weiwei’s much anticipated Alcatraz installation on opening day, Saturday, September 27. We’re leaving on the 9:10am ferry from San Francisco’s Pier 33. If you

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Field Trip! – Glenn Greenwald in Hayes Valley

Please join the Art & Class Discussion Club! Journalist Glenn Greenwald speaks in San Francisco about Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the US Surveillance State. Wednesday, June 18, 7:00pm Nourse Theater 275 Hayes Street in San Francisco Get tickets from

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