Come In, We’re Open

from 11.03.2013 to 16.04.2013 /10:00 a.m.
Da Vinci Gallery, Los Angeles City College and “Teach-In” at Cypress College Art Gallery, Cypress, CA., United States.
ExhibitionOrganized by Owen Driggs, Edith Abeyta and Yarn Bombing Los Angeles

Come In, We’re Open

.Access STREAMED LIVE ON FEBRUARY 24, 2013 WITH CAROL ZOU

.Access INTERVIEW TRANSCRIPTION

COME IN, WE’RE OPEN is a show that brings together a range of voices and texts from the emerging field of social practice. We — Edith Abeyta, Carol Zou, and Owen Driggs — are inviting artists, curators, and writers who work in the field to make a 5-minute video using Google+ Hangout, with the following questions as guidance:

– How do you define social practice?
– Please describe one of your recent projects and how it intersects with social practice.
– What are some of the challenges facing social practice artists as you see it?
– How do you envision social practice evolving in the future?

The videos will be available online in a Youtube playlist, and on view in the Los Angeles Community College (LACC) gallery. Additionally, the gallery installation will offer texts on social practice, and hands-on student engagement events. After the show, the videos will be used as an educational archive for LACC.

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