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Happy 40th Birthday Media Burn!

  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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Media Burn 40th Anniversary Posters: Get’em While They’re Hot!

Given the significance of Media Burn in guiding the spirit of our work, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism has commissioned a double-sided commemorative poster to honor Media Burn’s forty years of undiminishable aura. We are incredibly grateful

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In Case You Missed it: A Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers Recap

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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The Dissidents, the Displaced and the Outliers: Closing Panel Discussion Recap!

  I can’t believe it’s been almost a year since I was originally asked to curate a show on privacy, surveillance, and their effects on gentrification in the Bay Area. As much as one would like to think that they

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We are “Making a Scene!”

The Bay Area Society for Art & Activism documents 50 years of alternative Bay Area spaces From July 9–August 20, 2015, the Bay Area Society for Art & Activism‘s fiscal sponsor, SOMArts Cultural Center, presents Making a Scene: 50 Years

Posted in Actions, Art & Activism Quarterly, Art Exhibitions, Artist-Activists, Bay Area, Collective Memory, Events, Political Art, Posts

Beautiful Review from KQED Arts: ‘Dissidents’ Tackle Displacement and Surveillance in Two-Part Exhibition

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

Posted in Art Exhibitions, Artist-Activists, Bay Area, Class, Curating, Found Online, Posts, Social Justice, Up&Out Lab

‘The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers’: Closing Panel Discussion

Please join us for The Dissidents, the Displaced, and the Outliers closing event and panel discussion, Sunday, June 14, 2015 from 4-6pm at Incline Gallery, 766 Valencia Street, San Francisco. Our special guests and esteemed panelists Nadia Kayyali (EFF), Erin

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EFF Digital Privacy Workshop: Recap!

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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‘Data & Displacement’: We’re reviewed in the East Bay Express!

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

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