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Photos from the School for Creative Activism Barcelona

The School for Creative Activism went to Barcelona to work with activists working on access to medicines. They created an action to get patients to question the arbitrary pricing of pharmaceuticals which was covered in El Diario. …

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Call to Artists from Rogue Gallery

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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center announces a Call to Artists for the 2015 Rogue Valley Biennial Exhibition. Jurying drop-off date: Fri., February 13 (10:00 am-5:00 pm) & Sat., February 14 (11am-3pm); Exhibition dates: February 20 – April 10, 2015

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Catie Faryl “Luminosity” Art Talk

"Afterglow," by Catie Faryl

July 13, 1-2pm at Art Presence Art Center in Jacksonville, activist/artist Catie Faryl will talk about “luminosity” in light of the need for transparency and truth and what art and satire can reveal.

“Afterglow,” by Catie Faryl

The aspect of creating art as political and social satire is one of many paths to truth since it can reveal hidden or unacknowledged aspects of society and what is communicated or not, as well as what we need to consider and change. Art can also serve as a relief to the stress of political and economic anxieties by reducing the grandiosity of our problems and looking at things with fresh eyes and light.

Two of the paintings Catie will exhibit in the July “Luminosity” show at Art Presence are from her short written piece – “A Trip to Cynbalta: A Story of Community.” After a presentation of this body of

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Academics like their learned little jokes and this clever variant on Caravaggio’s David with the Head of Goliath (around 1609-10) in the Galleria Borghese, Rome, was making the email rounds of art historians last month. Its creator is…

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