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May “I” introduce myself?!

My first journal entry is based upon reflections around the social practice of ‘introduction’. This idea has caught my attention straight away when I first read the weekly study guide (Pease 2015) because the process of introduction has such a symbolic value. 516 more words

Thought Exchange

“Sanjoy”

The movement was aimed at attracting attention of the students at a specific date and time, and as a tribute to the political murdering of students on a university campus. 185 more words

Social Practice

Ephemera

Here’s a few remnants of last week’s Pie Project Fargo, where we served pie and conversation to visitors at The Plains Art Museum.

We stenciled the sidewalks of downtown Fargo with a washable spray paint, leading folks from the local art fair to us.   132 more words

And Me In My Place : Wrapped Utility Boxes

“Citizens Art Box”

I cannot get over how perfect this call for work is, so I spent way to much time showing the Downtown Cleveland Alliance that they needed my work (our work) wrapping the utility boxes on Euclid Ave. 30 more words

Meglouise

Do we need ‘another name’ for socially engaged art? Erm, No…

Eavesdropping, Aidan Moesby, Vinyl wall text, 2014

I’m intensely interested in perceptions of socially engaged art: past, present and future practice and theory. My research and practice is about exploring the roots of this practice, its place in societies, its ability to open up potential spaces on a myriad of levels from social to personal, and its potential to help support a shift towards a communitarian society free from the evils of neoliberalism. 1,061 more words

Socially Engaged Art

Road Trip!

serviceberry, rhubarb, cherry, blueberry, strawberry, apricot…these are some of the fruits we’ve been busy transforming into pies for our High Plains friends up in Fargo, North Dakota. 213 more words