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Who We Be: Superpanel Follow-up

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

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Who We Be: Superpanel on Art, Protest and Racial Justice

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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Art & Activism Book Club presents Jeff Chang’s “Who We Be”

Starting on February 8 the Art & Activism Book Club will be facilitating Jeff Chang’s recently released Who We Be: The Colorization of America. Written by the historian best known for 2005’s Can’t Stop Won’t Stop: A History of the

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Can’t Stop Won’t Stop 2015

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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Where We At?: From Ferguson to Fundraising

The Bay Area Society for Art & Activism is a small but mighty work-in-progress and I hope it retains this contemplative, nimble attitude throughout its development. While giving feels great, asking for money is difficult. As the founder and executive

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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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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

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Field Trip! @Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz

The Art & Class Discussion Club is heading out onto the beautiful Bay to visit Ai Weiwei’s much anticipated Alcatraz installation on opening day, Saturday, September 27. We’re leaving on the 9:10am ferry from San Francisco’s Pier 33. If you

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Field Trip! – Glenn Greenwald in Hayes Valley

Please join the Art & Class Discussion Club! Journalist Glenn Greenwald speaks in San Francisco about Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the US Surveillance State. Wednesday, June 18, 7:00pm Nourse Theater 275 Hayes Street in San Francisco Get tickets from

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