Community Engagement

Civic, Considered, and Sustainable Art Practice

Talks on Youtube: Open Engagement, Rick Lowe OpenEngagement, Tom Finkelpearl Book on Contextual Practice: What We Made, by Tom Finkelpearl  

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Civic, Considered, and Sustainable Art Practice

Talks on Youtube: Open Engagement, Rick Lowe OpenEngagement, Tom Finkelpearl Book on Contextual Practice: What We Made, by Tom Finkelpearl  

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Final project: Sharing My World

Final update and wrap-up   Project summary Summary for those of you just joining us: this semester I worked with Brothers Keepers, an after school program focusing on social, spiritual, and intellectual enrichment for young men, housed in Hosanna House in

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Final project: Sharing My World

Final update and wrap-up   Project summary Summary for those of you just joining us: this semester I worked with Brothers Keepers, an after school program focusing on social, spiritual, and intellectual enrichment for young men, housed in Hosanna House in

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Final Project, The Plant Project

Summary The Plant Project is an experimental, community-reliant collection and visualization of municipal water quality using mung bean sprouts. Across several neighborhoods and cities, volunteers germinate and  record the growth rate of mung beans in a controlled environment. They submit time lapses

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Final Project, The Plant Project

Summary The Plant Project is an experimental, community-reliant collection and visualization of municipal water quality using mung bean sprouts. Across several neighborhoods and cities, volunteers germinate and  record the growth rate of mung beans in a controlled environment. They submit time lapses

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VR in Community Engagement and Activism

Right now, it seems that the role of VR in activism is mainly in its ability to replace detached sympathy with a more real form of empathy regarding a subject. As is easy to guess, placing a person in another’s

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VR in Community Engagement and Activism

Right now, it seems that the role of VR in activism is mainly in its ability to replace detached sympathy with a more real form of empathy regarding a subject. As is easy to guess, placing a person in another’s

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“Accessible Icon Project” by Sara Hendren and Brian Glenny (2010)

ISO 7001 Dot Pictograms are the stick figure icons that pervade signs of public space. They’re extremely communicative, but one in particular has received a lot of attention recently as being particularly demoting—the universal symbol for accessibility, more commonly known

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“Accessible Icon Project” by Sara Hendren and Brian Glenny (2010)

ISO 7001 Dot Pictograms are the stick figure icons that pervade signs of public space. They’re extremely communicative, but one in particular has received a lot of attention recently as being particularly demoting—the universal symbol for accessibility, more commonly known

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Theater of the Oppressed

Started in the 1980’s by Augusto Boal in Brazil, Theater of the Oppressed is now a worldwide movement that empowers communities to understand and respond to challenging social, economic, and political conditions through the catalyst of theater. The model of

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Theater of the Oppressed

Started in the 1980’s by Augusto Boal in Brazil, Theater of the Oppressed is now a worldwide movement that empowers communities to understand and respond to challenging social, economic, and political conditions through the catalyst of theater. The model of

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“Animal Land” by Lauren Strohacker and Kendra Sollars (2013-2015)

Artists Lauren Strohacker and Kendra Sollars gather information about native Arizona animals that are nearing premature extinction in the wake of humans in the desert. Animal Land began as a pop-up project that has now expanded into a long-term on-going

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“Animal Land” by Lauren Strohacker and Kendra Sollars (2013-2015)

Artists Lauren Strohacker and Kendra Sollars gather information about native Arizona animals that are nearing premature extinction in the wake of humans in the desert. Animal Land began as a pop-up project that has now expanded into a long-term on-going

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Redefining Urban Public Spaces with Park(ing) Day

Parking Day is an annual open source global event where citizens, artists, and activists collaborate to temporarily transform parking spaces. Built upon a simple yet refreshing concept, that a paid parking space is essentially like a short-term lease, individuals are

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Redefining Urban Public Spaces with Park(ing) Day

Parking Day is an annual open source global event where citizens, artists, and activists collaborate to temporarily transform parking spaces. Built upon a simple yet refreshing concept, that a paid parking space is essentially like a short-term lease, individuals are

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“Racing Extinction” by Louie Psihoyos and Travis Threlkel (2015)

A team of artists and environmentalists, led by Louie Psihoyos and Travis Threlkel helped bust a L.A. restaurant called Hump for serving whale meat. They used a 15,000-lumen video projector mounted on a retractable steel frame that can extend and pivot in

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“Racing Extinction” by Louie Psihoyos and Travis Threlkel (2015)

A team of artists and environmentalists, led by Louie Psihoyos and Travis Threlkel helped bust a L.A. restaurant called Hump for serving whale meat. They used a 15,000-lumen video projector mounted on a retractable steel frame that can extend and pivot in

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