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“You can also define creative intervention as a real move”: Fragments of an interview with Andrew Boyd

Andrew Boyd describes himself as an “author, activist, and prankster for social change”, involved in campaigns such as Billionaires for Bush or The other 98%. Together with Dave Oswald Mitchell, he recently edited Beautiful Trouble. A toolbox for revolution, a kind of instruction manual for creative activism. We had the chance to ask him some [...]

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Coco Fusco

“People don’t like the things that I do. At all. The problem is that I still do them. So it’s kind of like, it would be easy to throw me out for a lot of reasons, and I have gotten bounced. But I’m still working. That’s enough.” “It took three hundred years to get rid [...]

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L.M. Bogad

Innovation, surprise… when you surprise someone, you’re earning a moment because you’re opening up a space. The surprise can open up a temporal, experiential space where anything can come in.  There’s opening up a political space, opening up a physical space.   Events, protest events, tend to either occupy space or open space.  There are [...]

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Dread Scott

  “They denounced my work on the floor of the Senate as they passed the legislation. And President Bush publicly said he thought the work was disgraceful. So here I am 24 years old and the President of the United States knows I exist and doesn’t like what I’m doing, and I think, I must [...]

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Joseph DeLappe

“It may not effect change in the kind of physical sense that maybe we’ve been talking about, but I think if you can get inside someone’s head, and make the synapses shift for a second, then there’s something really valuable to that.” Working with electronic and new media since 1983, Joseph DeLappe’s work in online gaming [...]

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Eve Mosher

[private]Themes: Provoking intimate conversations and delivering more info. Pyramid scheme. Awakening as a political artist. Quantifiable metrics of success.[/private] In a few short years, Eve Mosher went from being an abstract sculptor who cared about the environment to an artist making powerful, engaging, and interactive public works about the climate crisis. Eve is an artist [...]

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Aaron Gach / The Center for Tactical Magic

[private]Theme: It’s magical. Recalibrating reality. Tactical Ice Cream Unit  Photos – should include images of protest supplies show the menu with flavors of ice  cream and propaganda people gathering around cop watch surveillance equipment diagrams [/private] Aaron Gach is the founder of the Center for Tactical Magic and has a notable background. As part of his [...]

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