Artistic activism might be fun, creative and cutting edge but if it doesn’t deliver the goods in helping to transform the world, then what good is it? Research into making make artistic activism more effective, and affective has been at the heart of the Center since since we began the C4AA. We’ve been asking the questions: “Does it work? How do we know? And what does “working” even mean when we combine the arts and activism?”
Here are the results of our ongoing investigations into what artistic activism is, and why and how it works.