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EFF Digital Privacy Workshop: Recap!

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Privacy was not necessarily on the top of my list of priorities until curating The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers. As a matter of fact, when asked to curate a show about privacy and surveillance in relationship to housing

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Outdoor Film Salon: Recap

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As a part of The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers transbay exhibition, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism has created a public programming series that reflects the exhibition themes of privacy, surveillance, and gentrification that affect housing

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EFF Digital Privacy Workshop

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On Saturday, May 23, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism is proud to partner with the Electronic Frontier Foundation to offer a community workshop on protecting our digital privacy. “The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization

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Outdoor Film Salon: ‘The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers’

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Please join us, on Saturday, May 9, for an evening of short film and conversation. As part of the The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers curator Dorothy Santos will be presenting a selection of short documentaries and artistic works

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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

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

Posted in Art & Activism Book Club, Artist-Activists, Bay Area, Events, Political Art, Posts, Racism, Social Justice

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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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

Posted in Art & Activism Book Club, Art & Activism Quarterly, Artist-Activists, Bay Area, Events, Political Art, Posts, Racism, Social Justice

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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How We Party: Join us for Overnight Strange!

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On Saturday, November 22nd the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism presents Overnight Strange: A Vaudeville for the Displaced, a live performance showcase and launch for our membership campaign! Overnight Strange: A Vaudeville for the Displaced Saturday, November 22,

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