This conversation between Randall Szott and Sal Randolph began in the wake of Open Engagement, an annual conference on art and social practice held in Portland, Oregon in May of 2012 and is published as part of a series of conversations on social practice, criticism and the professionalization of art.
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After returning from a full four days at the Central Time Centric Symposium, I was ready to call for an honest inventory of the way that the same systemic structures have permeated the forms and practitioners that were the focus of our gathering.
Project Row Houses is a non-profit arts organization established by African-American artists and community activists in Houston’s Third Ward.
Librarian and collaborator John Helling surveys the current Byproduct project by Sean Starowitz in the second of this two-part series.
Sean Starowitz discusses his Byproduct series set in a laundromat in Kansas City, which aims to place art in the realm of knowledge, tools and experience by engaging a diverse public in unexpected ways.
Architectural Historian Michael Allen addresses the intersections of community art and “placemaking” and the complications these cause when played out on our cities.