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Creative Resistance 5: Success & Failure

Creative Resistance is a special edition podcast mini-series in affiliation with the Center for Artistic Activism and is

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Creative Resistance 4: Context

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Why Support C4AA for 2019?

Why support artistic activism right now? What does artistic activism do? And how does it help? And what the heck is C4AA doing about it?

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Creative Resistance 3: Tactics & Strategies

Creative Resistance is a special edition podcast mini-series in affiliation with the Center for Artistic Activism and is

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Creative Resistance 2: Audience

Creative Resistance is a special edition podcast mini-series in affiliation with the Center for Artistic Activism and is

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Creative Resistance 1: What is Artistic Activism?

Creative Resistance is a special edition podcast mini-series in affiliation with the Center for Artistic Activism and is

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Coming soon: Creative Resistance Mini-Series!

Enjoy C4AA’s podcasts? Donate now! Pat and the Steve’s have been doing C4AA work around the world, so

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Alumni Spotlight: Ibrahima Amadou Niang, IBOU

Ibrahima Amadou Niang (@IbrahimaANiang) is the Head of the Guinea Country Office at Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) and participated in C4AAs 2016 School for Creative Activism in New York City. The following year he performed at two major literary festivals. Originally from Senegal, Ibou works on social justice issues through his work as an NGO activist and through his writing.

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Alumni Spotlight: Victoria Catalina

Victoria Catalina brought her creative activism and graphic artist skills to C4AA’s 2016 Art Action Academy in Dublin, working to decriminalize sex work and workers, and has been working as a graphic designer and illustrator since then, often going back to sex worker rights and other activist themes in personal and commercial projects. Catalina has been designing for the Dutch sex workers union PROUD, and P&G292, a health organisation for sex workers in Amsterdam, among other collaborations.

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Art Revealing the Gunfire Epidemic. Make a Box. Send It In. It Counts.

The Soul Box Project

ART REVEALING THE GUNFIRE EPIDEMIC. MAKE A BOX. SEND IT IN. IT COUNTS. Back to School with The Soul Box Project Nobody likes to hear school and gun in the same sentence. Schools spent a lot of time and energy preparing for the worst. Like teaching new words to Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star: “Lockdown. Lockdown. Lock the door. Shut the lights off, say no more. Go behind the desk and hide. Wait until it’s safe inside. Lockdown. Lockdown. It’s all done. Now it’s time to have some fun…” Or what this teacher says in a note accompanying a delivery of Soul Boxes:

Of course, the stories that haunt us most are about the heartbreaking shootings that actually happen. But there are also stories about action. For instance, over the past eight months we’ve watched the Parkland, FL students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School build a movement out

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