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Alumni Spotlight: Ibrahima Amadou Niang, IBOU

Ibrahima Amadou Niang (@IbrahimaANiang) is the Head of the Guinea Country Office at Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) and participated in C4AAs 2016 School for Creative Activism in New York City. The following year he performed at two major literary festivals. Originally from Senegal, Ibou works on social justice issues through his work as an NGO activist and through his writing.

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Alumni Spotlight: Victoria Catalina

Victoria Catalina brought her creative activism and graphic artist skills to C4AA’s 2016 Art Action Academy in Dublin, working to decriminalize sex work and workers, and has been working as a graphic designer and illustrator since then, often going back to sex worker rights and other activist themes in personal and commercial projects. Catalina has been designing for the Dutch sex workers union PROUD, and P&G292, a health organisation for sex workers in Amsterdam, among other collaborations.

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Alumni Spotlight: CODO Cédric Wilfrid

Art Action Academy alumni Cédric Wilfrid Codo has been using media for social change, working with African youth, women and girls. “I am working on a cultural education project for girls and children in schools, on the presence of women in culture and sport (promotion and training) and finally on media that gives visibility to all this. I am convinced that the projects of the future will be projects that will bring together Anglophones and Francophones on projects in French. It will change the world.”

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C4AA Alumni Spotlight: Vivian Peng

Vivian Peng took part in C4AA’s 2016 Queens Arts Action Academy, supported by the National Endowment of the Arts in partnership with the Queens Museum.  She is a visual artist and activist, and is currently a communications manager at Doctors Without Borders.

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C4AA Alumni Spotlight: Cecilia Lim

Cecilia Lim is a Queens-based artist, designer, and community-based trainer and capacity builder who believes that we thrive when we connect to ourselves, each other, and our environment.

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Webinar #24 Art Action Profiles

Two of our 2017 Artistic Activism grantees, Arian Kajtezovic of Croatia and Kate McGrew of Ireland, talk about TRANSummer Camp, A Day in the Life of An Escort and their other projects.

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Call for Applications – School for Creative Activism: Advocacy Campaigns to Support Trans Activism in Europe

The Center for Artistic Activism invites trans activists and artists to apply to participate in 4-day School for

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“Embodied Place: Ovservations and Notations” OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

Sierra Nevada College’s MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts “Embodied Place: Observations and Notations” Juried exhibition January 16 – February

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Call for Applications School for Creative Activism: Advocacy Campaigns to Challenge High Medicines Prices

We’re pleased to announce a call for applications to a School for Creative Activism training session taking place

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CAA Awarded $75,000 Grant by George Soros’s Open Society Foundations

For Immediate Release Contact: directors at artisticactivism-dot-org CENTER FOR ARTISTIC ACTIVISM AWARDED $75,000 GRANT BY GEORGE SOROS’S OPEN SOCIETY

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