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Art as Organizing: Political Art From the 1930s to Today
Date Wednesday November 30
Time 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Eric Quezada Center for Culture & Politics
518 Valencia Street @ 16th Street, San Francisco
Event Type Panel Discussion
Organizer/AuthorPaul Boden
Artists and activists will come together for a discussion on the use of art for political organizing. As the numbers of people living in poverty continues to swell, this evening will explore the past, present and future uses of art for social justice. Art Hazelwood will present images and themes from the new book Hobos to Street People: Artists’ Responses to Homelessness from the New Deal to the Present.

A community discussion will be kicked off by speakers Western Regional Advocacy Project organizer, Paul Boden, photographer, Francisco Dominguez, Coalition on Homelessness civil rights organizer, Bob Offer-Westort, Roaddawgz Homeless Youth Creative Drop-in Center director, Machiko Saito

The evening includes an exhibition of political art posters, prints, and photographs by local activist artists.

$5 at the door to benefit Center for Political Education - no one turned away for lack of funds. The event is wheelchair accessible and offers childcare during the event.
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Added to the calendar on Saturday Nov 19th, 2011 11:55 AM

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