Tag: Radical Art

SUPER-SYMBIONT | PRATICA PERFORMATIVA COLLETTIVA E ITINERTE by ANDRECO

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Pratica performativa collettiva e itinerante

SUPER-SYMBIONT. PRATICA PERFORMATIVA COLLETTIVA E ITINERANTE di ANDRECO

Performance 10 Settembre alle 17:00

Workshop & Prove: 9 Settembre ore 12:00-14:00 + 10 Settembre ore 10:00-12:00

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🌿 parte del programma Art for Radical Ecologies Manifesto
Un progetto di @instituteofradicalimagination_ & @saledocks per il @venice_climate_camp 2022
📍Venice Climate Camp, Lido di Venezia/ Piazzale Ravà
📩 Partecipazione gratuita RSVP > Iscrizione ed informazioni: saledocks@gmail.com
⛺Informazioni per la logistica al Venice Climate Camp: info@veniceclimatecamp.comhttps://www.veniceclimatecamp.com/it/


Andreco – www.andreco.org â€“ www.climateartproject.com

Un workshop intensivo per creare un Super-Simbionte, un corpo collettivo in movimento. Sperimenteremo pratiche performative nello spazio pubblico creando sovrapposizioni tra visioni artistiche, scientifiche, politiche ed ecologiche, per arrivare a creare icone trans-disciplinari e alimentare nuovi immaginari per la giustizia ecologica, climatica e sociale. 
L’obbiettivo del workshop è comporre una coreografia per la Climate March del 10 settembre, uno spezzone mutante, visionario ed indefinibile, a cui tutti e tutte possono partecipare.
Se il capitalismo verde si appropria di linguaggi ecologisti, masticandoli e svuotandoli di senso, siamo sempre pronti a mutare a trovare altre definizioni e linguaggi per essere inafferrabili e per mantenere la radicalità dei contenuti e delle istanze.
Il Super-Simbionte è un organismo mutante ed iridescente che sa curare come la calendula sulle scottature, come le felci sui terreni inquinati dai metalli. Il simbionte è una nuova Buona Pratica, una Climate Action per generare nuovi immaginari radicali.

SUPER-SYMBIONT | COLLECTIVE ITINERANT PERFORMATIVE PRACTICE by ANDRECO

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Collective Itinerant Performative Practice

SUPER-SYMBIONT. COLLECTIVE ITINERANT PERFORMATIVE PRACTICE by ANDRECO

Performance September 10th at 5 pm

Workshop & Rearsals: September 9th 12-2 pm + Sepetember 10th 10-12 am

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🌿 as part of the Art for Radical Ecologies Manifesto
A project by @instituteofradicalimagination_ & @saledocks for @venice_climate_camp 2022
📍Venice Climate Camp, Lido di Venezia/ Piazzale Ravà
📩 Free participation, RSVP > Registration and info: saledocks@gmail.com
⛺Information and logistics at Venice Climate Camp: info@veniceclimatecamp.comhttps://www.veniceclimatecamp.com/it/


Andreco – www.andreco.org â€“ www.climateartproject.com

An intensive workshop to create a Super-Symbiont, a collective body on the move. We will experiment performing practices in the public space; overlapping artistic, scientific, political and ecological visions we will create trans-disciplinary icons to feed new imaginaries for climate and social justice.
The goal of the workshop is to compose a choreography for the Climate parade, a mutant and dreamy, elusive and indefinable block, in which everyone can participate.
If Green Capitalism appropriates ecological definitions, chewing them and emptying them of meaning, we will constantly mutate, finding new language and practices to maintain the radicality of the contents and instances.
The Super-Symbiont is a mutant and iridescent organism able to cure as marigolds on sunburn or ferns on metal-polluted soils. The symbionte is a new Best Practice, a Climate Action to create new radical imaginaries.

VENICE TOURIST CLIMATE DEBT | Workshop by PAOLO CIRIO

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Workshop

VENICE TOURIST CLIMATE DEBT by PAOLO CIRIO

September 9th, 10-12 am

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🌿 as part of the Art for Radical Ecologies Manifesto
A project by @instituteofradicalimagination_ & @saledocks for @venice_climate_camp 2022
📍Venice Climate Camp, Lido di Venezia/ Piazzale Ravà
📩 Free participation, RSVP > Registration and info: saledocks@gmail.com
⛺Information and logistics at Venice Climate Camp: info@veniceclimatecamp.com, https://www.veniceclimatecamp.com/it/


Looking at the data about greenhouse emissions by individual countries and their Carbon Majors, Paolo Cirio will propose conceptual and provocative art interventions to address the Venice Climate Debt paid directly by tourists. 
Starting from the introduction of ticketing and entry fees for tourists visiting Venice, the concept can be push forward with creating a new reality in which the entry fee can be proportional to the amount of greenhouse gases emissions of the tourist’s country origin.
During the workshop Paolo Cirio will discuss emissions data, attribution science, carbon tax and credits, global climate agreements, and how these can be material for works of investigative and interventionist art. Furthermore, the workshop will be a chance to debate on policies on tourist tax, the controversial entrance of a city with tickets, and generally overturism globally.
The workshop will culminate with a small intervention with proposing the entrance fee directly to the tourists in Venice.

In 2021, Paolo Cirio established an utopian international Climate Tribunal to accuse the major 100 fossil fuel firms with data, graphs, and documents that he transformed in artworks.
Through creative forms of journalism and activism for public policies, Paolo Cirio investigates and intervenes into the social, economic, and cultural issues of contemporary society. His work researches the social fields impacted by technology, geopolitics, and economics in order to address human rights, inequality, justice, and democracy.

VENICE TOURIST CLIMATE DEBT | Workshop di PAOLO CIRIO

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Workshop

VENICE TOURIST CLIMATE DEBT di PAOLO CIRIO

9 Settembre ore 10:00-12:00

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🌿 parte del programma Art for Radical Ecologies Manifesto
Un progetto di @instituteofradicalimagination_ & @saledocks per @venice_climate_camp 2022
📍Venice Climate Camp, Lido di Venezia/ Piazzale Ravà
📩 La partecipazione è gratuita, RSVP > Registrazioni e Info: saledocks@gmail.com
⛺Per informazioni sull’ospitalità e la logistica al Venice Climate Camp: info@veniceclimatecamp.comhttps://www.veniceclimatecamp.com/it/


Osservando i dati sulle emissioni di gas serra dei singoli paesi e delle loro Carbon Majors, Paolo Cirio proporrà un intervento artistico, concettuale e provocatorio, in cui saranno i turisti a pagare il debito climatico. 
Partendo dalla notizia dell’introduzione del biglietto d’accesso per i turisti che visitano Venezia, il workshop crea una nuova realtà in cui la tariffa d’ingresso è proporzionale alla quantità di emissioni di gas serra del paese di provenienza del turista.
Durante il workshop, Paolo Cirio parlerà dei dati sulle emissioni, della scienza dell’attribuzione, della carbon tax e dei crediti, degli accordi globali sul clima e di come questi possono diventare materiale per opere d’arte investigativa e interventista. Inoltre, il workshop sarà un’occasione per discutere delle politiche sulla tassa di soggiorno, del controverso tema del biglietto di ingesso e, in generale, dell’overturism a livello globale.
Il workshop culminerà con un piccolo intervento che proporrà la tassa d’ingresso direttamente ai turisti di Venezia.

Nel 2021, Paolo Cirio ha istituito un utopico Tribunale internazionale del clima per accusare le 100 principali aziende produttrici di combustibili fossili con dati, grafici e documenti che si trasformano in opere d’arte.
Attraverso forme creative di giornalismo e attivismo, Paolo Cirio indaga e interviene sulle questioni sociali, economiche e culturali della società contemporanea. Il suo lavoro indaga i campi sociali impattati dalla tecnologia, dalla geopolitica e dall’economia per affrontare i temi dei diritti umani, della disuguaglianza, della giustizia e della democrazia. 

OLIVER RESSLER: TWO FILMS @ VENICE CLIMATE CAMP 2022

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Screening

Oliver Ressler

September 9th, at 9 pm

The director will be present

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🌿 as part of the program Art for Radical Ecologies Manifesto
A project by @instituteofradicalimagination_ & @saledocks for @venice_climate_camp 2022
📍Venice Climate Camp, Lido di Venezia/ Piazzale Ravà
📩 Free entrance
⛺Information and logistics at Venice Climate Camp: info@veniceclimatecamp.comhttps://www.veniceclimatecamp.com/it/


Everything‘s coming together while everything‘s falling apart: Venice Climate Camp
A film by Oliver Ressler, 4K, 21 Min., 2020

This film celebrates the Venice Climate Camp of September 2019. Leaving the camp on the Lido at dawn, 200 activists forced their way into the Venice Film Festival enclosure, where they occupied the red carpet for nine hours. Making full use of the international media presence, the activists laid claim to the world attention focused on the day’s prize giving ceremony, turning it to the agenda of the climate movement. The Venice Film Festival as such was not the target of the blockade, but the activists took a sharply critical position on its neglect of an important opportunity to call publicly for climate justice.

The path is never the same
A film by Oliver Ressler, 4K, 27 min., 2022

This film focuses on two complex, self-organizing systems: a forest and an occupation. The Hambacher Forest near Cologne (DE) has become the scene of Europe’s longest tree-top occupation. Since 2012, about 200 people have been living in this forest to prevent its clearing by the energy company RWE, which wants to extract lignite. The film reflects on the forest as a living space and on the need to confront the climate vandalism perpetrated in the name of “economic activity”. The people here organize non-hierarchically, standing – as one activist puts it in the film – “just like the trees, next to each other, on the same level”.

OLIVER RESSLER: DUE FILM @ VENICE CLIMATE CAMP 2022

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Proiezioni

Oliver Ressler

8 Settembre ore 21:00

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🌿 parte del programma Art for Radical Ecologies Manifesto
Un progetto di @instituteofradicalimagination_ & @saledocks per @venice_climate_camp 2022
📍Venice Climate Camp, Lido di Venezia/ Piazzale Ravà
📩 Entrata libera
⛺Per informazioni sull’ospitalità e la logistica al Venice Climate Camp: info@veniceclimatecamp.com, https://www.veniceclimatecamp.com/it/


Everything‘s coming together while everything‘s falling apart: Venice Climate Camp
Un film di Oliver Ressler, 4K, 21 Min., 2020

Questo film celebra il Venice Climate Camp del settembre 2019. 

Lasciando il camp del Lido all’alba, 200 attivisti si sono fatti strada nel cuore della Mostra del Cinema di Venezia, dove hanno occupato il red carpet per nove ore. Sfruttando appieno la presenza dei media internazionali, gli attivisti hanno attirato su di sé l’attenzione mondiale per la cerimonia di premiazione del festival, dirottandola poi sull’agenda del movimento per il clima. La Mostra del Cinema di Venezia in quanto tale non era l’obiettivo del blocco, ma gli attivisti hanno assunto una posizione fortemente critica nei confronti della sua negazione di un’importante opportunità per chiedere pubblicamente giustizia climatica.



The path is never the same
Un film di Oliver Ressler, 4K, 27 min., 2022

Questo film si concentra su due sistemi complessi e auto-organizzati: una foresta e un’occupazione. La foresta di Hambacher, vicino a Colonia (DE), è diventata la scena della più lunga occupazione di alberi d’Europa. Dal 2012, circa 200 persone vivono in questa foresta per impedirne il disboscamento da parte della società energetica RWE, che vuole estrarre lignite. Il film riflette sulla foresta come spazio vitale e sulla necessità di affrontare il vandalismo climatico perpetrato in nome dell'”attività economica”. Le persone qui si organizzano in modo non gerarchico, stando – come dice un attivista nel film – “proprio come gli alberi, uno accanto all’altro, sullo stesso piano”.

ART FOR RADICAL ECOLOGIES (MANIFESTO) @ Venice Climate Camp 2022

Un progetto di Sale Docks & Institute of Radical Imagination per Venice Climate Camp 2022

by Oliver Ressler, courtesy fo the author

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Programma

Workshop / Assemblea Plenaria

Art for Radical Ecologies (Manifesto)

9 Settembre, 2022, ore 14.00

Venice Climate Camp, Lido di Venezia

Organizzato da Sale Docks & Institute of Radical Imagination

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Il Venice Climate Camp 2022 è l’occasione per radunare lavorat_ dell’arte e dello spettacolo allo scopo di iniziare un confronto che porterà alla scrittura collettiva di un manifesto sul ruolo dell’arte nella lotta per la giustizia climatica e nella creazione di nuove ecologie (che tengono presente l’intersezione tra dato ambientale e sociale). Se la pandemia aveva già drammaticamente sottolineato le conseguenze di un’antropizzazione estrattiva, la guerra in Ucraina (oltre al suo immediato carico di morte) è una manifestazione di quello che Andreas Malm ha definito “fascismo fossile”, un mix di autoritarismo e combustibili fossili che indebolisce le già insufficienti misure di lotta al riscaldamento globale.  La scarsità di gas russo ha riportato in auge il carbone e, in Italia, è all’ordine del giorno c’è la costruzione di nuovi rigassificatori. La scelta di organizzare il workshop al Venice Climate Camp (promosso da Rise Up For Climate Justice e Fridays For Future) rispecchia la nostra convinzione rispetto all’importanza di liberare l’arte dalla cattura dei circuiti istituzionali. Vogliamo sperimentare, come parte in causa nei movimenti sociali, concatenamenti estetico-politico che interpretano la creatività come un radicale carattere del sociale e non come merce. I partecipanti condividono inoltre la convinzione che la lotta alla giustizia climatica sia, necessariamente, una lotta contro e oltre il capitalismo estrattivo, anche nella sua versione green (in realtà un tentativo di trasformare la crisi in nuova accumulazione).

Il workshop si presenta come momento di discussione a partire dalle pratiche degli invitati che convocano alcuni temi centrali. L’utilizzo dell’arte come metodo di inchiesta e visualizzazione nella crisi climatica; la produzione di forme di arte attivista che guardano alla performatività dell’azione diretta; arte come terreno di immaginazione radicale nel disegnare nuove ecologie che ridisegnano il rapporto tra umano e non umano; arte come archivio di pratiche di movimento e così via.

Oltre al workshop principale, sono previsti, nel corso del camp, la proiezione di alcuni film di Oliver Ressler e due laboratori proposti da Paolo Cirio e Andreco.

Primi partecipanti: Sale Docks, Institute of Radical Imagination, Caracol Olol Jackson, Rise Up For Climate Jusstice, Andreco, Annaclara Basilicò, Paolo Cirio, Terike Haapoja, Rosa Jijon, Francesco Martone, Teresa Masini, Oliver Ressler, Federica Timeto 

La partecipazione è gratuita, ma è preferibile iscriversi via mail

Per iscrizioni e info: saledocks@gmail.com

Per informazioni sull’ospitalità e la logistica al Venice Climate Camp: info@veniceclimatecamp.com, https://www.veniceclimatecamp.com/it/

ART FOR RADICAL ECOLOGIES (MANIFESTO) | Venice Climate Camp 2022

A project by Sale Docks & the Institute of Radical Imagination for Venice Climate Camp 2022

by Oliver Ressler, courtesy of the author

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Program

Workshop / Plenary Assembly

Art for Radical Ecologies (Manifesto)

September 9th, 2022, at 2 pm

Venice Climate Camp, Lido di Venezia

Organized by Sale Docks & Institute of Radical Imagination

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The Venice Climate Camp 2022 is the opportunity to bring together art and performing arts workers to initiate a discussion that will lead to the collective writing of a manifesto on the role of art in the struggle for climate justice and in the creation of new ecologies (which take into account the intersection of environmental and social facts). If the pandemic had already dramatically underlined the consequences of extractivist anthropization, the war in Ukraine (in addition to its immediate death toll) is a manifestation of what Andreas Malm has called ‘fossil fascism’, a mix of authoritarianism and fossil fuels that weakens the already insufficient measures to combat global warming.  The scarcity of Russian gas has brought coal back into vogue and, in Italy, the construction of new re-gasifiers is on the agenda. The decision to organize the workshop at the Venice Climate Camp (promoted by Rise Up For Climate Justice and Fridays For Future) reflects our belief in the importance of freeing art from the capture of institutional circuits. We want to experience, as participants in social movements, aesthetic-political concatenations that interpret creativity as a radical character of the social and not as a commodity. The participants also share the conviction that the fight for climate justice is, necessarily, a fight against and beyond extractive capitalism, even in its green version (actually an attempt to turn the crisis into new accumulation).

The workshop will be a moment of discussion based on the practices of the invited guests, who convoke some central themes: the use of art as a method of inquiry and visualization in the climate crisis; the production of activist art forms that look at the performativity of direct action; art as a ground for radical imagination in designing new ecologies that reshape the relationship between human and non-human; art as an archive of movement practices and so on.

During Camp days, in addition to the main meeting moment, there will be a screening of films by Oliver Ressler, a workshop by Paolo Cirio and collective performative practice by Andreco.

First participants: Sale Docks, Institute of Radical Imagination, Caracol Olol Jackson, Rise Up For Climate Justice, Andreco, Annaclara Basilicò, Paolo Cirio, Terike Haapoja, Rosa Jijon, Francesco Martone, Teresa Masini, Oliver Ressler, Federica Timeto 

NO LAND AHOY! DRIFTING CONVERSATIONS ON RADICAL ART | PODCAST Marco Baravalle & MTL+ Collective


Marco Baravalle in conversation with MTL* Collective Episode #4 of the podcast series No Land Ahoy! Drifting Conversations on Radical Art within the framework of The School of Mutation

Marco Baravalle talks to artists, curators and activists. From the phantom archive of activist art to the museo situado, from Afrofutirism to decolonisation of neoliberal museums, these constellations of radical art may help us trace possible routes through the drift of the present.

EPISODE #4 with MTL+ Collective

How to act in the face of a scenario in which the major US art institutions function as artwashers of a colonial, patriarchal and extractivist capitalism? MTL+ tells of concrete actions such as Decolonize this Place and Strike MOMA, of the need to escape institutional co-optation and the urgency of creating new infrastructures of solidarity. The museum is an object to be de-fetishised, not a temple of memory (whose memory?), just another battlefield.

Eposode #4 MTL+ Collective

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Decolonize This Place (DTP) is an action-oriented, decolonial formation and a call to action. Facilitated by MTL+ Collective (Nitasha Dhillon, Amin Husain, Marz Saffore, Amy Weng), DTP resists and unsettles settler colonial structures in our cities as it builds movement infrastructure of care and solidarity on the path of collective freedom and liberation. Organizing, research, aesthetics, and action are rooted in interconnected struggles that are anti-colonial, anti-imperial, anti-patriarchal, and anti-capitalist. The university, museum, and city are sites of struggles and organizing. They are sites of refusal, sabotage, infrastructure, sanctuary, play, exit. Let them be sites of training in the practice of freedom. When we breathe we breathe together. 

NO LAND AHOY! DRIFTING CONVERSATIONS ON RADICAL ART | PODCAST Marco Baravalle & Manuel Borja Villel


Marco Baravalle in conversation with Manuel Borja Villel Episode #3 of the podcast series No Land Ahoy! Drifting Conversations on Radical Art within the framework of The School of Mutation

Marco Baravalle talks to artists, curators and activists. From the phantom archive of activist art to the museo situado, from Afrofutirism to decolonisation of neoliberal museums, these constellations of radical art may help us trace possible routes through the drift of the present.

EPISODE #3 with MANUEL BORJA VILLEL

Borja Villel addresses his critical practice as a museum director. How to transform from within the neoliberal structure and functions of an art institutions? How to work with concepts such as “Museo situado”? How to create alliances with the subalterns instead of the wealthy? How to break the cause-effect relationship between museums and gentrification? How to dialogue with examples of radical art from the Global South avoiding cultural extractivism? How to work on an epistemological revolution of collections?

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Manuel Borja-Villel is Director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) in Madrid and is one of the institutional agents of Spanish culture. Borja-Villel has directed three of the major art institutions in Spain: Fundació Antoni Tàpies in Barcelona (1990–1998); Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA, 1998–2008); and Museo Reina Sofía (2008–present). He has curated solo exhibitions of some of the most important artists of the last century: Marcel Broodthaers, Lygia Clark, James Coleman, Óyvind Fahlström, Luis Gordillo, Hans Haacke, Lygia Pape, Antoni Muntadas, Michelangelo Pistoletto, Nancy Spero, Antoni Tàpies, Krzysztof Wodiczko, amongst others. His most recent book is titled Campos magnéticos: Escritos de arte y política (Arcadia, 2020).

NO LAND AHOY! DRIFTING CONVERSATIONS ON RADICAL ART | PODCAST Marco Baravalle & Coco Fusco


Marco Baravalle in conversation with Coco Fusco Episode #2 of the podcast serie No Land Ahoy! Drifting Conversations on Radical Art within the framework of The School of Mutation

Marco Baravalle talks to artists, curators and activists. From the phantom archive of activist art to the museo situado, from Afrofutirism to decolonisation of neoliberal museums, these constellations of radical art may help us trace possible routes through the drift of the present.

EPISODE #2 with COCO FUSCO

Coco Fusco discusses her encounter with Afrofuturism in the 1980s through the Black Audio Film Collective and how this encounter has influenced her performance work. In the second part, Fusco discusses the recent mobilisations for freedom of expression in Cuba, where artists are in the forefront.

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Coco Fusco is an interdisciplinary artist and writer. She is a recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim fellowship, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award, Latinx Art Award, a Fulbright fellowship and a Herb Alpert Award in the Arts. Fusco’s performances and videos have been presented in the 56th Venice Biennale, Frieze Special Projects, Basel Unlimited, three Whitney Biennials (2022, 2008 and 1993), and several other international exhibitions. Her works are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Walker Art Center, the Centre Pompidou, the Imperial War Museum, and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Barcelona. She is the author of Dangerous Moves: Performance and Politics in Cuba (2015). She is represented by Alexander Gray Associates in New York. She is a Professor of Art at Cooper Union. Fusco is currently preparing new works for the next Sharjah Biennial and a solo retrospective that will open in 2023.

NO LAND AHOY! DRIFTING CONVERSATIONS ON RADICAL ART | PODCAST Marco Baravalle & Gregory Sholette


Marco Baravalle in conversation with Gregory Sholette Episode #1 of the podcast serie No Land Ahoy! Drifting Conversations on Radical Art within the framework of The School of Mutation

Marco Baravalle talks to artists, curators and activists. From the phantom archive of activist art to the museo situado, from Afrofutirism to decolonisation of neoliberal museums, these constellations of radical art may help us trace possible routes through the drift of the present.

EPISODE #1 with GREGORY SHOLETTE

The conversation builds on Sholette’s forthcoming book The Art Of Activism, The Activism of Art (Lund Humphries) in which the author attempts an account of what he calls the phantom archive of activist art, namely a series of counter-histories of radical art from the 1960s to the present. Situationists in France and Argentinean pioneers of activist art are discussed, as well as the challenges posed to art and politics by the current condition that Sholette  names unreality. 

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Dr. Gregory Sholette is a New York-based artist, writer, activist and curator Imaginary Archive: a peripatetic collection of documents speculating on a past whose future never arrived. His art and research theorize and document issues of collective cultural labor, activist art, and decolonial historical representation after 1968. Sholette is also co-founder of the collectives, Political Art Documentation/Distribution (1980-1988); REPOhistory (1989-2000); and Gulf Labor Coalition (2010 ongoing), as well as the author of Delirium and Resistance: Activist Art and the Crisis of Capitalism (2017); Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture (2011); Art As Social Action (with C. Bass: 2018), and the forthcoming book, The Art of Activism and the Activism of Art from Lund Humphries (2021). Along with his colleague Chloë Bass, Sholette co-directs Social Practice CUNY (SPCUNY), a new, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded art and social justice initiative at the Graduate Center, City University of New York.