Invisible-5 (2006) investigates the stories of people and communities fighting for environmental justice along the I-5 corridor, in California’s San Fernando Valley, through oral histories, field recordings, found sound, recorded music, and archival audio documents.
Heather and Ivan Morrison’s How to Survive the Coming Bad Years Sweet Release | Autonomedia’s dropping their new book, Critical Strategies in Art and Media, and throwing a big party. [Eyebeam] Eponymedia | The conference that inspired the book, also titled Critical Strategies in Art and Media, featured Steve Kurtz, Bifo, Brian Holmes, and more. The [...]
Seeding the City, another in an impressive line of Eve Mosher‘s large-scale, socially-concerned public projects, functions as a sort of modular green roof installation. Small garden plots, sized 4′x4′ and marked by green flags, spread over the urban environment, joining NYC rooftops in a remedial network. Seeding the City sites across New York City can [...]
(Artist and Groundswell guest blogger Chris Kennedy makes projects for the land and for situated communities. His ongoing projects include Artiscycle, Groups and Spaces, and the Institute for Applied Aesthetics.) The annual Conflux festival starts today in New York City…oddly sponsored by NYU an institutional monopoly of real estate and education in New York. But [...]
Tactical media artist Paolo Cirio, whose past work includes Google Will Eat Itself, presents the Open Society Structures tryptic as a framework for “direct, participative and processual democracy,” literally mapping elements of a society and flows of power for future use. It includes a basic taxonomy of social, economic and political concepts relevant to the [...]