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In Case You Missed it: A Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers Recap

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Special thanks to the everyone who made The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers such a success! Here is a collection of links documenting our exhibition and public programming: Dorothy Santos’s beautiful exhibition reflection and summary of our June 14 Closing

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Beautiful Review from KQED Arts: ‘Dissidents’ Tackle Displacement and Surveillance in Two-Part Exhibition

The Dissidents, the Displaced and the Outliers on exhibition at Random Parts, Oakland, May 2- June 5, 2015. Work by (left to right) Eliza Barrios, Tom Loughlin, COLL.EO, and Leslie Dreyer.

Emily K. Holmes offered an incredibly thorough and thoughtful review of our current exhibition, The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers, in KQED Arts today: The Dissidents is more than a collection of facts to learn. These artists, addressing issues

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‘Data & Displacement': We’re reviewed in the East Bay Express!

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Sarah Burke just published this review of The Disssidents, the Displaced and the Outliers for the East Bay Express: “Curator Dorothy Santos, aside from being a critical new media whiz, serves as an executive staff member for the Bay Area

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Bay Area Society for Art & Activism in SF GATE

Local duo COLL.EO shows “A New American Dream,” a 2014 set of framed digital prins of images from Google Street View.

Local duo COLL.EO shows “A New American Dream,” a 2014 set of framed digital prints of images from Google Street View.

Dorothy Santos’s upcoming exhibition, The Dissidents, the Displaced and the Outliers received some excellent coverage last night from Kimberly Chun of the San Francisco Chronicle.  This is shaping into a very exciting exhibition! The article appeared online via SFGATE:  ‘The Dissidents,

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Artist-Activists, Bay Area, Class, Curating, Events, Organization Update, Up&Out Lab

The Dissidents, the Displaced and the Outliers, May 2 – June 19

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From Saturday May 2nd to Friday, June 19th the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism in partnership with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, Random Parts, and Incline Gallery will present The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers, a transbay visual

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Ruminations on the Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers of the Bay Area

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In thinking about the changes happening in San Francisco, I find the relationship between privacy and gentrification seems rather disparate at first mention. However these two concepts have become inextricably tied in urban environments subject to a particular influxes of new

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Artists Get Organized!

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Across the Bay Area, artists are responding to the increasing challenges to our livelihood by getting organized. Two groups in particular are working hard to leverage the power of data to improve conditions for local artists. Arts Advocacy Coalition Since

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Hungry?: Local Potlucks Will Gather People and Data

Our friends at The Present Group/Compensation Foundation are initiating a variety of local potlucks to gather people and data together for the Bay Area Artists Report! The report “is an effort to gather and make apparent how visual artists working

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Art & Class Frontline:Columbian Artist Oscar Murillo

28 year-old Columbian-born painter, Oscar Murillo, is hard at work on the front lines of art and class. “For his forthcoming show at David Zwirner — a comment on immigration titled “Oscar Murillo: A Mercantile Novel” — he hopes to

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