Les Pappas, President & Creative Director of San Fransisco and New York based social advertising and marketing agency Better World Advertising (BWA) writes that: I started BWA because I saw the power that social marketing could have in helping individuals, and society as whole, in solving issues that cause a lot of pain and suffering. [...]
After an incredible weekend of theorizing capitalism, enjoying some What Cheer? jubilation, and driving red-eyed from Baltimore, Groundswell is back from the City from Below conference, and will be delivering some documentation from the weekend. Several workshops focused on cultural production within social movements, with presentations from such familiar faces as DS4SI, Not An Alternative, [...]
City from Below Poster by Icky of JustSeeds We’ll return Monday, after the City from Below conference. There might be a few Twitter updates over the weekend; click to follow Groundswell.
This year, during the third week of April, a series of events throughout New York City’s five boroughs will celebrate the history and contributions of immigrants to the city’s cultural and economic life. Immigrant Heritage Week, a project of the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, has inspired The Queens Museum of Art to solicit storytelling [...]
Without You I am Nothing: Cultural Democracy from Providence and Chicago is an exhibition of works on paper that are not intended for public consumption but to create small venues for public participation. It will be mounted at Chicago’s Green Lantern Gallery through April 25, 2009, and probably travel to Providence’s 5 Traverse Gallery sometime [...]