How Pop Culture Can Help Activists

Pop culture has a lot to teach us about successful creative campaigns. Reality dating shows, tabloid magazines, telenovelas, Bollywood movies, football matches, K-pop songs, video games, and that commercial you can’t get out of your head can all help you generate effective campaign ideas. Are we encouraging you to watch reality TV shows instead of …

Special Event! Creative Civic Learning

Faculty-Led Ideas to Strengthen Democracy in 2024 Presented by the Center for Artistic Activism and Project Pericles This event has ended. Access the full recording, takeaways, resources, and more here. As campus educators, how can we help students overcome mental and logistical challenges to make sure their voices are heard in this major election year? …

Join us for a New York City premier!

Join us for the premier of ‘Let the Fury Have the Hour’ A documentary film by Antonino D’Ambrosio and featuring CAA Director Stephen Duncombe Friday, December 14th Quad Cinemas 7:25 PM with Q&A to follow From CAVU pictures, “Let Fury Have the Hour” attempts to examine the counter-culture of 2012, through the artists, actors, musicians …

Event: War, Trauma, and Public Art

Tuesday, December 4 (NEW DATE) 6:00pm (NEW TIME) Rosenthal Pavilion (10th Floor) 60 Washington Square South, NYC This panel discussion commemorates Veterans Day and celebrates Krzysztof Wodiczko’s Abraham Lincoln: War Veteran Projection (in Union Square Park, November 8th through December 9th). The Lincoln installation features the images and voices of veterans projected onto the statue …

L.M. Bogad to Perform Economusic at NYU

Larry Bogad’s ECONOMUSICWednesday, November 28, 2012 | 7-9pm Presented by the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics. Larry Bogad is an author, performer, and the founding Director of the Center for Artistic Activism/West Coast. He writes, performs, and strategizes with mischievous artists such as the Yes Men, Agit-Pop, and La Pocha Nostra. He is a veteran of the Lincoln …

MediaImpact: International Festival of Activist Art

MediaImpact: International Festival of Activist Art Festival presentation, talks and debates 16 November 2012, 7:00pm 34 Stuyvesant Street, Barney Building (Between 3rd and 2nd Avenues at 9th Street) NYUSteinhardt, Department of Art & Art Professions, New York Art that steps out into the public space in order to call for social change is a relatively …

Failure Support Group – Saturday 11/3

Failure Support Group Creative, social and activist projects fail. Sometimes miserably. Come share your failure with us in a warm, supportive environment. Saturday, November 3rd, 6PM Boston University’s 808 Gallery, 808 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA We provide: Group hugs and bad snacks All are welcome to listen or present. If you want to present your …

Indie Comix 4 All

A New York Comic Con Special Event Sponsored by the Center for Artistic Activism Hosted by School for Creative Activism graduates Terry Marshall and John Kim (aka Chong Kim) of Occupy Comix Presented by Bluestockings on Saturday, October 13th at 7pm Featuring: David Lloyd, Co-Creator of V for Vendetta and founder of ACES WEEKLY Seth …

“But Does it Work?” discussion at Elizabeth Foundation

But Does it Work? Art, Activism and the Interventionist’s Gesture Tuesday, February 24, 6:30 pm A Conversation between Joseph DeLappe, Stephen Duncombe, and Steve Lambert Artists/activists Joseph DeLappe and Steve Lambert join writer/activist/media scholar Stephen Duncombe to discuss what happens when artists interfere with existing structures of media in order to manipulate and use them …