Event Title

Cultural Activism in a Time of Crisis

Streaming Media

Description

Susan Platt will offer a critical analysis of socially engaged art with a global perspective. From the art of street protest to the work of gallery artists, she will present renowned artists from Latin American, Asia, Middle East, Europe and the United States described in her recent book, Art and Politics Now,Cultural Activism in a Time of Crisis, that are engaged in issues of war, police state oppressions, racism, borders, and the environment.

About the Lecturer: Susan Noyes Platt, Ph.D, art historian and art critic

Document Type

Event

Start Date

24-10-2012 12:00 PM

End Date

24-10-2012 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Cultural activism, Art and politics

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Oct 24th, 12:00 PM Oct 24th, 1:15 PM

Cultural Activism in a Time of Crisis

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Susan Platt will offer a critical analysis of socially engaged art with a global perspective. From the art of street protest to the work of gallery artists, she will present renowned artists from Latin American, Asia, Middle East, Europe and the United States described in her recent book, Art and Politics Now,Cultural Activism in a Time of Crisis, that are engaged in issues of war, police state oppressions, racism, borders, and the environment.

About the Lecturer: Susan Noyes Platt, Ph.D, art historian and art critic