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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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Lecture on Creative Activism from Co-Founder Stephen Duncombe

CAA Co-Founder Stephen Duncombe’s lecture on Creative Activism from an event in Copenhagen, Denmark has been immortalized on Youtube; check it out below!

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Next Weekend–Creative Activist Training in NYC

ONE WEEKEND ONLY! Beautiful Trouble, The Yes Lab (via The Yes Men), and Center For Artistic Activism are coming together for a one of a kind melding of the minds to provide an epic weekend of trainings in creative activism! If you’re part of an activist group looking to up your game, this is your …

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SARAH SILVERMAN IS VISITED BY JESUS CHRIST

Great example of using humor to talk about difficult topics. Bravo.

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