Socially Engaged Art

Socially Engaged Art & Digital Practice: Public Space on the Internet

September 24, 2018 Socially Engaged Art

Last week we talked about the importance of public spaces, and whether or not you can have a public space on the internet.  In my opinion, everything on the internet is public to at least some degree.  Without taking steps to  protect your space on the internet, you can assume that everything you’re doing is accessible to anyone.   As part of this week’s assignment, we were to create a public space on the internet, and I decided to use aRead More

Socially Engaged Art Practice Ideas

September 18, 2018 Socially Engaged Art

In this assignment, we were tasked with coming up with 3 Ideas that we thought would act as socially engaged art:  One thing that I’ve seen on social media a lot lately is “I don’t know how to explain to you that you should care about other people”.  And it’s true, you can’t force people to empathize with people, or force understanding.  In many ways, people fear what they don’t understand. And while, I’m not as naive to think thatRead More