The art of social practice involves strategies of dialogue, intervention, partnerships with individuals and communities, and participation by individuals outside the usual art audience. Artists engaged in social practice act as collaborators, devising projects that can act as catalysts for social change. This panel discussion will consider how do artists develop projects, secure sponsorship and funding, follow best practices, and make a true impact on a community. Moderated by Elizabeth Grady, Programs Director, A Blade of Grass, and including visual artists Tomie Arai, the collective Black Quantum Futurism, and Miguel Luciano, whose work will be on view in BRIC’s gallery.
Illuminating the arts and life around us, BRIC’s Stoop Series explores music, theater, visual art, media, literature, comedy, and other creative fields, through performances, presentations, participatory activities and dynamic conversations. There’s something different every week!
This spring the Stoop Series includes a special mini-series of How To evenings speaking directly to BRIC’s artist community. These panel discussions bring artists and cultural workers together to share stories about exciting successes and instructive failures in the process of finding resources, collaborating and engaging community around their work.
The Stoop at BRIC Arts | Media House is a public cultural gathering space featuring free, drop-in programming, and offering a place to sit, observe, and participate in multi-disciplinary work.