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Sporatorium—THIS SUNDAY

Makers and re-makers, thinkers and rethinkers, composers and decomposers: It’s time to wrestle with climate change. This September, world leaders are coming to NYC for an unprecedented one-day summit on climate change at the UN. We know this is a crucial moment. Across the city, country and world, people are making plans to gather in […]

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CAA working in St. Petersburg, Russia

Stephen Duncombe and Steve Lambert are in St. Petersburg for workshop called “Artistic Activism in the Urban Environment” as part of the Media Impact Festival.

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Media Impact Workshop participants announced!

We are excited to announce the next round of participants in our workshop in St. Petersburg – a coalition of artists, activists and engaged citizens from Media Impact, Open Urban Lab, and School of Engaged Art. Media Impact Matvei Krilov (Skif) (Gay – Moscow) activist, artist, poet Matvei is an actionist artist and political activist, […]

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The future and why we are terrible at predicting it « You Are Not So Smart

I am listening to the You Are Not So Smart Podcast and reminded of how often Stephen Duncombe and I encounter these faulty visions of the future. Thing like “We’ll never be able to do _______.” or “That’s just not going to happen.” come up in our workshops because we all have such a hard […]

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CAA, YesLab, and Beautiful Trouble work on Action Switchboard

On Feb. 8-9, 2014, the Yes Lab, the Center for Artistic Activism, and Beautiful Trouble conducted a workshop with fifty participants, including members of eight social justice NGOs and a number of NYU students. The eight projects that resulted were posted on the Action Switchboard and will be helped forward by facilitators. Please sign up […]

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#ThinkBikes campaign

The AA Charitable Trust, part of the U.K.’s Automobile Association made this video as part of their #ThinkBikes campaign not exactly a new concept but this PSA definitely stays with you …    

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Raise the River Campaign

A PSA that uses culture and humor: Raise the River vs. Move the Ocean …    

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Raise the River Campaign

A PSA that uses culture and humor: Raise the River vs. Move the Ocean …    

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In-Depth Interview with CAA Directors

Get inside the heads of CAA’s co-directors Stephen Duncombe and Steve Lambert through their interview with we “We Make Money Not Art” where they tackled the following questions: Is there any way an artist or curator can engage with meaningful artistic activism inside an art gallery or a museum? Could you tell us about the training […]

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Follow the Frog by Rainforest Action Network

A great example of using humor and social marketing techniques to make a very effective piece.

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