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Gomez-Peña on hope, art, democracy and more.

Posted in Artist-Activists, Bay Area, Found Online, Political Art, Video

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

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Artist-Activists, Events, Political Art, Posts, Social Justice, Up&Out Lab, Video

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

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

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

Printmaker Favianna Rodriguez

And KQED Arts:

Posted in Artist-Activists, Bay Area, Found Online, Political Art, Posts, Social Justice, Video

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,

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

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

Posted in Art & Activism Book Club, Artist-Activists, Events, Found Online, Political Art, Posts, Social Justice, Video

Yes Men Take on Homeland Security

Posted in Actions, Artist-Activists, Found Online, Political Art, Posts

Heart of the City Brings Us Gmuni: Free Buses For All

Acrobats and a GMuni Director Block Google Bus

You can read more about it on Mission Loc@l.

Posted in Actions, Political Art, Posts, Social Justice

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