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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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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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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

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

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Printmaker Favianna Rodriguez

And KQED Arts:

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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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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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