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ART SOCIAL CHANGE, AND THE URBAN SPHERE Held in conjunction with the Grey Art Gallery’s exhibition: The Left Front: Radical Art in the “Red Decade,” 1929-1940 , this symposium will bring together contemporary artists, curators, and writers to discuss socially engaged artistic interventions in the urban sphere and ask panelists to respond to the question posed by the exhibition, “what could a revolutionary art be today?” Organized by the CCNY Art Department , with speakers Dread Scott on Wanted , his art project on the streets of Harlem; Johanna Fateman on her collaboration with the feminist guerrilla performance collective Pussy Riot; and Carlos Motta on Six Acts: An Experiment in Narrative Justice, a series of performative interventions in public squares held during the 2010 presidential elections in Bogotá, Colombia. Panel Speakers: Dread Scott Artist, Activist Johanna Fateman Musician, Writer, Cultural Critic Carlos Motta Multi-disciplinary Artist Moderated by: Eva Franch i Gilabert Executive Director and Chief Curator, The Storefront for Art and Architecture City College, Compton-Goethals, Room 249 West 140 th Street and Amsterdam Ave Art History Organized by the Art Department, with the support of the Division of Humanities & Arts and the Simon H. Rifkind Center, The City College of New York, The Martin and Toni Sosnoff President’s Fund for Excellence in the Arts, and co-sponsored by New York University’s Grey Art Gallery The City College of The City University of New York Art Department Symposium March 26, 2015 at 6pm
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