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DAY IN, DAY OUT: Art as Social Engagement
October 1, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pmFREE, RSVP
Nicolás Dumit Estévez brings together the Guerrilla Girls, Alicia Grullón, Juan Sánchez, and Mary Ting for a conversation on the legacy of activisms in the burgeoning field of socially engaged art. This dialogue serves as a point of departure for a critical reflection and post-panel discussion on the most pressing issues raised by the work of social practitioners within the arts: artists’ visions versus participants’ expectations; long-term commitment with collaborating communities and its demands on the artist; treading the fine line between empowering or fetishizing disenfranchised individuals and groups; and the cooptation of the “radical” for aesthetic purposes, among others.
Likewise, this panel invites all attendees to co-imagine uncharted strategies and creative pathways that can invigorate the pursuit of social justice and expand the definition of the artist and the arts in the wide, open world.
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Image@ Guerrilla Girls. Courtesy guerrillagirls.com