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There Goes the Neighborhood! 2012 Updated Schedule

There Goes the Neighborhood! 2012 Updated Schedule

There Goes the Neighborhood! is a four day event that positions “the neighborhood” as a fluid institution of creative production, critical thinking and intersecting interests. Collaborations among artists, residents, small businesses, universities and local activists will culminate in a series of workshops, talks, installations, performances and tours that center around the North Park neighborhood of San...
10/29-30/11 Global Forum on Building Digital Commons and Collaborative Communities

10/29-30/11 Global Forum on Building Digital Commons and Collaborative Communities

Forum Building Digital Commons and Collaborative Communities 29th – 30th  October 2011, Barcelona, Catalonia & Online http://www.digital-commons.net Building Digital Commons and Collaborative Communities is a new initiative aiming to bring together individuals, collective and organizations from different Free and Open Collaborative Communities, Digital Commons Initiatives and Researchers in the area to identify ways to support and...
2837 University- Videos from first meeting

2837 University- Videos from first meeting

The first projects of the 2837 University are underway.  Here are two videos that we used to begin the conversations.  The first is from a talk by Sir Ken Robinson on changing educational paradigms.  While our humble project obviously is not directly connected to schools etc. one aspect that we hoped would come out of...
The 2837 University

The 2837 University

Agitprop: Call for Participation From January 29th though March 5th 2011 Agitprop will be conducting a workshop in conjunction with the 2010 California Biennial.  This workshop will take place at the Agitprop space in North Park (San Diego). The title of the project is The 2837 University.  The 2837 University will examine spaces in the...
THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD! 2010

THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD! 2010

There Goes the Neighborhood! is a four day event that not only hopes to shed light on issues of art and its relationship to a specific community, but to also re-examine, through artistic interventions, some aspects of the neighborhood that are sometimes overlooked. There Goes the Neighborhood! has been organized by a group of artists,...

Film Screening, Gathering and Initiative Signing

This Friday and Saturday Agitprop is looking for you to do your part in getting the “Lakoff Initiative” on the ballet. There is not much time so please stop by the space on Friday from noon to 5 or Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm to sign a form to get this initiative on...
Lakoff Petition

Lakoff Petition

The California Democracy Act, a non-partisan constitutional amendment authored by UC Berkeley Professor George Lakoff, consists in its entirety of a mere 14 words: “All legislative actions on revenue and budget must be determined by a majority vote.” California is one of the only states in the nation to constitutionally give a 34 percent minority...

BRAIN TRUST: Events calendar and other info…

So far, based on the opening reception, Agitprop’s Brain Trust is in full swing. (reception and event images HERE) Thanks to all participants.  Below is a calendar of events that will take place as part of the Brain Trust exhibition. These events were organized by people that have had some relationship to Agitprop in the...
Brain Trust

Brain Trust

Agitprop moves into a new phase by illustrating some of the work it has done in the past and asking you to participate in future projects by being part of a “brain trust”. This installation addresses issues of social economics, art markets, commodities trading, and community engagement.   In “Brain Trust”, Agitprop  turns corporate and...