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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


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

Socially engaged art–marginal practices & critical utopias

I delivered this talk about my research to the Northumbria – Sunderland AHRC Centre for Doctoral Training Student Conference on the 1st July 2015 at The BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. 1,913 more words

Socially Engaged Art

real and ideal pies

When the dairy-free Peach Pie recipe from a high-80’s American hippie cookbook instructs to ‘roll out the dough between two sheets of waxed paper to prevent crumbling’ you know you’re in trouble.   209 more words