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Activating democracy : the "I wish to say" project

Author: Sheryl Oring
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Chicago, IL, USA : Intellect, 2016.
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"Driven by a powerful belief in the value of free expression, Sheryl Oring has for more than a decade been helping people across the United States voice concerns about public affairs through her "I Wish to Say" project. This book uses that project as the starting point for an exploration of a series of issues of public interest being addressed by artists today. It features essays by contributors ranging from art  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sheryl Oring
ISBN: 1783206721 9781783206728 9781783207244 1783207248
OCLC Number: 1030348819
Description: Online Ressource (xv, 224 Seiten) : color Illustrationen
Contents: AcknowledgmentsPreface - Sheryl OringTaking a Moment to Have a Say - Corey Dzenko"I WISH TO SAY:" 2004Part I - Ruminations: The Artist's PerspectiveRuminations: The Artist's Perspective - Sheryl OringThe Typewriter: An Ode to Its Smells, Sounds, and Tactile Responses - Sarah Shun-lien BynumThe Look: Patty and Her Avatars - Santiago EcheverryThe Question: The Door to What We Most Want to Know - Chloe BassThe Camera: Coming to Terms with Photographing People - Dhanraj EmanuelThe Digital Archive: Maintaining Privacy by Giving It All Away - Hasan ElahiThe Paper, the Game, and the City Park: Places for Things to Happen - Lee WaltonThe Street: Fleeting Situations and Doings - Ed WoodhamThe City: The Political Equator and the Radicalization of the Local - Teddy CruzThe Road: Stories From the Navajo Nation - Stephanie Elizondo GriestDissent: American Style - Ricardo Dominguez"I WISH TO SAY:" 2008Part II - Frameworks: Scholarly Views Frameworks: Scholarly Views - Sheryl OringToward a Sociability of Objects - Edward Sterrett Socially Engaged Art, Photography, and Art History - Bill AnthesActivism's Art: A (Very) Brief History of Social Practice and Artist - Books Miriam SchaerFree Speech in a Digital Era - David GreeneEfficacy, Trust, and the Future of Civic Engagement - David B. Holian"I WISH TO SAY:" 2010 TO 2016Part III - Conclusion: Listening and the Power of Small ActsConclusion: Listening and the Power of Small Acts - Sheryl OringTurning Strangers into Neighbors - Kemi IlesanmiLet It Linger - George ScheerSmall Acts, Forlorn Practices - Radhika SubramaniamPart IV - Postscript: An Activist's DiscoursePostscript: An Activist's Discourse - Sheryl OringQ&A: Sheryl Oring and Svetlana Mintcheva "I WISH TO SAY:" SEQUELS "I WISH TO SAY:" Chronology and CreditsEndnotesBibliographyAbout the Contributors
Other Titles: I wish to say project
Responsibility: edited by Sheryl Oring.


Driven by a powerful belief in the value of free expression, Sheryl Oring has for more than a decade been helping people across the United States voice concerns about public affairs through her 'I  Read more...


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