This ‘social response’ will consider Open Engagement’s vision, history, and reception, as well as offer a critical response to the 2015 edition, with a goal of exploring a new form of critical writing around socially engaged practices that emphasizes the complex, embedded and decentered dialogues around the work.
Three of Kansas City’s most prominent performance artists, Jessica Borusky, Megan Mantia, and Leone Reeves, gather to discuss the challenges and successes of performance within the city.
Anne Thompson’s I-70 Sign Show is public art project installing socially-sensitive artwork by contemporary artists onto billboards along I-70.
BrowserAs initiates collaborations that use design and technology for the purpose of art making, facilitating collaborations between creatives that are underrepresented in technology and the arts with an emphasis on those identifying as women.
Luminous Intervention is an artist collective that uses large-scale video projections in public spaces to highlight social and economic issues.
The Living Room Light Exchange is a monthly salon dedicated to new media forms and dialogues amongst
artists and cultural theorists.