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    Podcast: Neandertal made art and tales from a geologist in Greenland

    Neandertals that made art, live news from the AAAS Annual Meeting, and the emotional experience of being a scientist 2/23/18 episode We talk about the techniques of painting sleuths, how to combat alternative facts or “fake news,” and using audio signposts to keep birds from flying into buildings. For this segment, David Grimm—online news editor […] More

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    ART + ACTIVISM: Transforming Silence into Action

    ART + ACTIVISM: Transforming Silence into Action Spring 2018 Friday Forum Lecture Series YMCA of the University of Illinois Activism is often focused on responding to negative and oppressive institutions and societal practices. This series highlights the unique role art plays in asserting positive, creative visions of the future during times of strife. Artists confront […] More

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    Art and Activism: Fun with Feminist Flashcards

    Feminists have all the fun! Come and make your very own feminist flashcard. Choose from one of our favorite (and formidable!) feminists, pick an inspiring quote from the lady in question and, under the guidance of NYLON Magazine’s digital design director, bedazzle away! Who said history had to be boring? Speaker: Liz Riccardi, Digital Design […] More

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    Forward Music Project: Activism Through Music | Amanda Gookin | TEDxMidAtlanticSalon

    Pieces performed: Morgan Krauss: memories lie dormant – they are reviled before they are revealed (2016) Jessica Meyer: Swerve (2016) for cello and loop pedal Amanda Gookin, praised for her “deep, rich tone and a lovely rubato” (SoundWordSite) and “exceptionally evocative form” (The Glass), is a chamber musician, soloist, and educator living in New York […] More

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    The Art of Protest. | De Nichols | TEDxGatewayArch

    Community collaboration in the face of injustice. Using art to voice dissent to systemic issues in our communities. The path to creating a piece of protest art destined for the Smithsonian. Through a multi-disciplinary design practice, De Andrea Nichols helps change makers nationwide address social, civic, and racial equity challenges within their communities. De serves […] More

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    A tour of East Portland activism in art

    There’s a lot of great activists working in East Portland… and at the 82nd MAX stop East Portland artist Alex Chiu represents them well in his mural “How They Grow”. Alex said he was proud to represent the people of East Portland in the mural, and wants to do more work like it. He made […] More

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    Aestheticizing Activism: The role of exhibitions in politics – Amsterdam Art Weekend

    From documenta 14 to Stedelijk’s exhibition I Am a Native Foreigner, contemporary art and exhibitions are often political. Is it possible to influence political debate through art? Should this be an objective of exhibitions? What significance is left for the artistic or the aesthetic in such engaged frameworks? These questions will be the focus of […] More

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    Age of Terror: kennardphillipps on art and activism

    Cat Phillipps and Peter Kennard started collaborating in 2002 during the build up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Working together under the name kennardphillipps, they share a belief that art has a powerful role to play in conversations around conflict. See head of state by kennardphillipps at IWM London as part of Age of […] More

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    Introducing Direct Current: Art Sparks Action

    Modern masterpieces, cutting-edge composition, dance, drag, film, jazz, electronica, ecology, and activism all converge in a 10-day celebration of contemporary culture with works new to Washington audiences on every program. Performances running March 5 – 19, 2018. For more information on Direct Current, please visit: Subscribe to our channel! More

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    The Dark Art of Political Memes | Internetting with Amanda Hess

    When we manipulate politicians’ images to our own ends, we may feel powerful. But are we? New episodes every Tuesday. Watch the full series Internetting with Amanda Hess: More from The New York Times Video: Subscribe: Watch all of our videos here: Facebook: Twitter: ———- Whether it’s reporting on conflicts abroad and political divisions at […] More

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    Revelations: Art from the African American South Panel Discussion

    On June 3, 2017, the de Young hosted a panel discussion in the Koret Auditorium on the special exhibition Revelations: Art from the African American South. Featuring an introduction by actor, director, and activist Danny Glover, and closing remarks by actor Delroy Lindo, the panel included: – Lonnie Holley, artist and musician – Jacqueline Francis […] More

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