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SF Lights. Digital collage including photo (foreground) from the candlelight march following the assassinations of Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone, November 27, 1978.

What we’ve been up to… It has been just over two years since the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism joined with SOMArts Cultural Center as our fiscal-sponsor and raised our first dollar. The first year felt fast, the

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Happy 40th Birthday Media Burn!

Ant Farm, Media Burn, event at the Cow Palace, San Francisco, 1975.

  July 4, 2015 marks the 40th anniversary of Media Burn and I have been looking forward to the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism’s commemoration of Ant Farm’s legendary performance piece for well over a year. An iconic

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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

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

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

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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