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2014 | Bay Area Society for Art & Activism
Yearly Archives: 2014

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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Keeping up with journalist Christian L. Frock

We (heart) Christian L. Frock!  The keen-eyed, elegantly-versed journalist of Bay Area art meets activism just published this incredible 2014 recap for KQED Arts: Hell No, We Won’t Go: Outstanding Radical Art And Global Movements in 2014 And here’s a

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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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Printmaker Favianna Rodriguez

And KQED Arts:

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Affordable Housing for Artists? Could it be true?

From Sm-artly by Christina Empedocles… Is there a glimmer of hope peeking through the multimillion dollar Victorians? Yes! It comes in the form of the San Francisco Mayor’s Office Housing and Community Development Below Market Rate (BMR) Ownership Opportunities. You

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The View from Queens: An Interview with Artist Christine Wong Yap

I met Christine Wong Yap in the Summer of 1999 in Philadelphia at a heated July Fourth political rally in support of Mumia Abu Jamal. As two young Asian-American women navigating the East Coast with little more than a skateboard

Posted in Art & Activism Quarterly, Artist-Activists, Bay Area, Posts, Social Practice

From 3.9 to the Last: San Francisco’s African American Creative Legacy Now

Rampant housing speculation, aggressive evictions, and rapid increases in the costs of living reveal continuing economic vulnerabilities among many of San Francisco’s historic cultural communities. This summer’s troubled closing of San Francisco’s Marcus Books, the oldest black-owned, black-themed book store

Posted in Art & Activism Quarterly, Art Exhibitions, Artist-Activists, Bay Area, Posts, Racism, Video

How We Party: Join us for Overnight Strange!

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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Why Tech Bros Don’t Buy Art

Found on Art Practical… The Education of a Collector, or Jeff Dauber Explains Why Tech Bros Don’t Buy Art By Glen Helfand “We’re engineers, we went to trade school,” he explains. “You get no liberal-arts education when you get an

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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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