social practice

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Renews Interchange Artist Grant

 Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) is pleased to announce the renewal ofInterchange, a program created to strengthen communities and individual artists within the M-AAA region by supporting artist-led projects focused on social impact. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation granted $500,000 to M-AAA to fund this second iteration of Interchange, after an initial twenty-four month pilot launched...
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Reclaimed Histories and Cosmic Time

Interchange Artist Fellows Christina Patiño Sukhgian Houle/Las Imaginistas (Brownsville, TX), Dave Loewenstein & Pauline Sharp (Lawrence, KS), Simone Cottrell (Fayetteville, AR), and Jonathan Wei (Austin, TX) discuss monuments, reclaimed histories, community-based storytelling, cosmic time, and more. Facilitated by Sean Starowitz (Bloomington, IN), moderated by Puce Felling and recorded on October 3, 2020.
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Unexpected Interventions

Interchange Artist Fellows Israel Alejandro Garcia Garcia (Kansas City, MO), Kendell Harbin (Kansas City, MO), and Erika Nelson (Lucas, KS) discuss art & place, unexpected interventions, and more. Facilitated by Armando Minjarez (Wichita, KS), moderated by Puce Felling and recorded on September 20, 2020.
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reflect / project launches with world premiere from Crystal Z Campbell

Pictured above: Crystal Z Campbell, video still from VIEWFINDER, 2020; digital video with stereo sound Mid-America Arts Alliance is pleased to present reflect / project, an exhibition series featuring socially engaged video work by a selection of artists who identify as Queer, Trans, Black, Indigenous, and persons of color. reflect / project incorporates social practice artists associated with...
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