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Reclaimed Library at UCSD

Reclaimed Library at UCSD

From SignOn San Diego: Students ‘reclaim’ UCSD library By Pat Flynn Originally published December 5, 2011 at 1:59 p.m., updated December 5, 2011 at 5:38 p.m. LA JOLLA — Students forced open the doors of a shuttered University of California San Diego library Monday and rushed inside, vowing to stay around the clock until the end of...
Mini Mobile Museum of Sweeteners -Kickstarter deadline Nov. 29th

Mini Mobile Museum of Sweeteners -Kickstarter deadline Nov. 29th

From The Sugar Museum’s Kickstarter page: “My project is a mini mobile museum of sweeteners, which I call MMMsweet cart. The mobile cart presents information about artificial and natural sweeteners by traveling the streets of San Diego and possibly other cities in the future. Adults and kids will be invited to participate by taste testing sweeteners,...
2837 University questions

2837 University questions

This past Thursday as part of the Summer Salon Series at the San Diego Museum of Art, attendees were asked at the front door to fill out cards that had one of four questions below.  The cards posted here are the cards that were turned in.  You can find more information about the 2837 University...
Periscope Project Urban Lab exhibition 8/5/11 6pm

Periscope Project Urban Lab exhibition 8/5/11 6pm

On Friday, August 5, 2011 [6:00pm - 9:00pm], the Periscope Project will host a reception for an exhibition that showcases student work from this summer’s Urban Laboratories. The Urban Labs program is the second formal educational project at Periscope, and the first working directly with high school students. In the summer of 2010, a design /...
The 2837 University - WANTS YOUR PARTICIPATION!

The 2837 University – WANTS YOUR PARTICIPATION!

In January of 2011 Agitprop put out a call for participation to answer the question “Could a “University” be assembled out of pre-existing spaces in the neighborhood?”  After a six-week seminar composed of small business owners, neighborhood activists, artists and educators, the answer was a resounding “yes!”. Below is the mission statement composed by the...
Support The Periscope Project: Urban Education Initiative

Support The Periscope Project: Urban Education Initiative

“THE PROJECT: Designed by resident contemporary artists, architects, and educators, the first annual Periscope Urban Laboratory will teach high school students drawing, photography, video-making, construction, hydroponic gardening, and critical thinking skills as potent tools for urban analysis, public art, and environmental sustainability. Each lab in the series will guide high school students in producing an...
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...

UCSD OPEN STUDIOS!

Whether constructing a massive decomposing stalactite from iron and fiberglass, recording a pirated copy of Avatar onto a virtual rotating sphere, or painting vibrant portals leading to the past’s sexy future, the visual artists of UCSD’s highly praised MFA program have practices spanning a wide range of disciplines that evoke a dialogue of remarkable currency....

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...