Collective Art Practice - Public Lecture Series - Spring 2008


Collective Art Practice - Performative and Networked Approaches to Challenging Power - Public Lecture Series, as part of VIS198 Directed Study Group
A series of talks looking at the how groups are using collective practice and online public space to confront social issues embodied in the San Diego/Tijuana border region. All lectures will be held at Calit2, Atkinson Hall, 2nd Floor, Wednesday nights from 6-7pm. This lecture series is sponsored by UCIRA.

Week 1 - April 2: A Class Without A Teacher? Critical Pedagogy and Intro to Collective Practice
Presenters: Members of the Groundwork Books Collective,

Week 2 - April 9: A Rich Legacy of Collective Practice
Presenters: Brett Stalbaum, Ricardo Dominguez speaking on Electronic Disturbance Theater and particle group,

Week 3 - April 16: Social Sculpture, society is the sculpture, collectively creating change
Presenters: The Boredom Patrol of the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army,

Week 4 - April 23: Transnational corporations, transnational resistance
Presenters: Colectivo Zapatista, and Simon Sedillo of El Enemigo Comun,

Week 5 - April 30: Gaming Theory, “In Game” Resistance
Presenters: Adriene Jenik,

Week 8 - May 21: Gender, Sexuality and Erotic Art Practice
Presenters: Sharing Is Sexy,

Week 9 - May 21: DIY, Self-Publishing, Craftivism
Presenters: Grrrl Zines A Go-Go,

Week 11 – Friday, June 6th, 6pm, Presentation of Group Projects from VIS198

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