Creative Time will realize its most ambitious project yet this fall, with its third annual summit and the opening of Living As Form, a show by 25 curatorial advisers surveying more than 350 socially engaged projects.
(Susie Husted is a Boston-based social justice activist. Her relationship with the Foundry dates back to 2005 when the Foundry invited her and other Boston Social Forum organizers to speak at a social forum teach-in for NYC artists.) New York City’s Foundry Theatre sets a rigorous standard for artist and activist collaboration. In 2010, they [...]
(Susie Husted is social justice activist inspired by projects exploring art and activism in the Boston area including those of the LPC and Rough Mountain Studios.) Longtime Boston radical bookstore, Lucy Parsons Center, has purchased its own storefront after more than forty years of operation. They are moving on up to 358A Centre Street this [...]
Every Tuesday night during 2010 was a night that basekamp, Philadelphia’s collaboration-driven art/organizing space, lit up screens and filled bellies with their Plausible Artworlds potluck series. While that series served as a way to share knowledge about alternative models of creative practice, it concluded after its 52-week run, and it seems that basekamp’s 2011 chats [...]
For the 25th year, next week Mayworks will gather class-conscious artists in Toronto for a week-long festival that aims to mainline working-class culture into the city’s cultural activities. The festival addresses and includes audiences and artists who are systematically disadvantaged with works ranging from film to cabaret. Appropriately, Canada’s largest and oldest labour arts festival [...]