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RPGA Studio Redesigns  NYC Garbage Cans to Change Behaviors. 

Interview by Evil E.

Yvonne Shortt is the head of a social practice non profit studio called RPGA Studio. She has been working in NYC with a focus on revitalizing spaces, transportation safety, garbage, inspiring youth, and commercial corridors for 10 years. 506 more words

Yvonne Shortt

SOCIAL PRACTICE ARTISTS RAN OUT OF TOWN

SOCIAL PRACTICE ARTISTS RAN OUT OF TOWN

. . art is a weapon. . .

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, July 27– Artists Samantha Hill from Chicago and Ed Woodham from Brooklyn have been terminated from the Mill Hill artist residency as of July 26, 2016 and requested to vacate their downtown Macon, Georgia apartment by Friday, July 29 after only 21 days of the 3-4 month long residency. 689 more words

Case Study

Angela Davis - Oakland Museum, April 2016

“Art shapes awareness of people—it contributes to consciousness of others, to change. It endlessly challenges the world. When we reference art theory, we are taught that art moves us away from the given and points us elsewhere, toward possibility—through the power of negation. 41 more words

Social Practice

Mystery, possibility, and freedom in a time of angry killing

Killings of civilians or police officers, any time, anywhere, by anyone diminish possibility for everyone, everywhere. Racism, sexism, agism, classism, and their myriad companions any time, anywhere, by anyone diminish possibility for everyone, everywhere. 366 more words

Creativity

RPGA Studio: The Case of 200 Umbrellas & A Community in Need

Interview by Evil E.

Yvonne Shortt is the head of a social practice non profit studio called RPGA Studio. She has been working in Queens with a focus on revitalizing spaces, transportation safety, garbage, inspiring youth, and commercial corridors for 10 years. 669 more words

Yvonne Shortt

Most Wuthering Heights Day Ever

On Saturday, July 16, Kate Bush fans will gather in James Madison Park to perform her iconic dance from her 1978 “Wuthering Heights” music video. It’s the Madison, WI edition of the… 722 more words

Sexual Harassment in Social Practice is a Real Thing Y’All

I think it’s widely known that I was sexually assaulted by one of my peers in my graduate program chaired by a prominent feminist artist, and when I reported it, my academic institution did very little, probably because men shedding tears over being friend zoned is a socially accepted thing, and they did not want to lose a Fulbright Scholar. 867 more words