Art, Performance and Social Practice: A Lecture by Shannon Jackson
Visions and Voices
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- Wednesday, October 9, 2013 10/09/2013 16:00:00 10/09/2013 23:59:59 6 Art, Performance and Social Practice: A Lecture by Shannon JacksonShannon Jackson, director of the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley, will talk about the “social turn” in art, looking at work that integrates a desire for social change and collective engagement. Jackson is the author of Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics.
- 4:00 PM
- SCI Theatre 106
- Reception to follow.
Admission is free. Reservations required. RSVP at the links below beginning Monday, September 16, at 9 a.m.
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Shannon Jackson is the Richard and Rhoda Goldman Chair in the Arts and Humanities and director of the Arts Research Center at UC Berkeley. Her most recent book is Social Works: Performing Art, Supporting Publics, which examines the changing roles of community organizers, civic activists, visual artists and performance artists as they explore new forms of “art performance” and social interaction. Previous books include Lines of Activity: Performance, Historiography, Hull-House Domesticity andProfessing Performance: Theatre in the Academy from Philology to Performativity.
Organized by Holly Willis (Cinematic Arts).
Image: 11 People 16 Spaces / How to Guerilla Art, Temporary Services, 2006