Kim Beck reviews the 2015 edition of Open Engagement as a continuation of our social response to the conference.
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.
As part of our ongoing ‘social response’ to Open Engagement, founder Jen Delos Reyes documents the origins and evolutions of the influential platform.
Kim Beck speaks with Paolo Pedercini on gaming, engagement and activism.
Kim Beck interviews Emily Newman on her project, “Voyage of the Chelyuskin Club,” a multi-generational conversation with members of Pittsburgh’s Soviet Diaspora.
“Untitled I” is billed as the first collaboration between artists Mark Franchino and Jeremy Boyle, but I’m not sure how much the artists gain from their proximity to each other or even that they have best figured out how to collaborate.