Posts Tagged ‘Social Change’

CSA Season 10 Artist Highlight: Spencer Sloan

CSA Season 10 Artist Highlight: Spencer Sloan Spencer Sloan is a mixed-media artist here in Atlanta. He received his BFA in Painting from the University of Georgia and studied graphic design at The Creative Circus. Sloan’s recent body of work involves digitally manipulating paparazzi photographs into abstract works of art. His background is rooted in his…

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WonderRootxChange: The Dread Scott Experience

On May 10th, WonderRoot hosted artist and activist Dread Scott as a lecturer in the most recent discussion in the WonderRootxChange series. A program that features leading thinkers on topics of social change, WonderRootxChange stimulates conversations within communities and provides a platform for exchanging perspectives. The latest dialogue featured Dread Scott as he delved into…

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WonderRootxChange

For our second WonderRootxChange open dialogue, we are pleased to have guest revolutionary art maker, Dread Scott. Dread will focus on how his work has created a strong dialogue around social issues and describe his creative process. WonderRoot invites local, regional and national art activists to give examples to our community to use as a springboard to action around…

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DEBATE & DRAW

WonderRoot’s DEBATE & DRAW serves as a non-partisan platform for makers, doers, and thinkers to assemble at the WonderRoot Community Arts Center and watch the 2016 presidential debates while creating artwork. A sign & button making workshop will take place during the debate, a space to explore and create your own personal political propaganda! Operating as…

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EN ROUTE: King Memorial Station Mural – Community Photographing

WonderRoot and Lead Artist, Fahamu Pecou, invite you to be apart of the soon-to-come mural for En Route at King Memorial Station! En Route is a community-based public art project that creates meaningful, aesthetically imaginative, text-based murals that explore issues of access, mobility, and public transportation. The first of four murals will be executed on the north-east exterior…

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DEBATE & DRAW

WonderRoot’s DEBATE & DRAW serves as a non-partisan platform for makers, doers, and thinkers to assemble at the WonderRoot Community Arts Center and watch the 2016 presidential debates while creating artwork. A button making workshop will take place during the democratic debate, a space to explore and create your own personal political propaganda! Operating as…

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WonderRoot Welcomes New Interns!

WonderRoot is proud to announce that Parisa Frost, Elizabeth Poland, and Ariel Thilenius have joined us as interns for Spring 2016. We are thrilled to have their energy and input around the WonderRoot Community Arts Center and also while assisting the staff in programmatic administration. All three are currently enrolled in Atlanta-area colleges, and bring…

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WonderRootxChange

WonderRootxChange is a quarterly open dialogue series exploring social change topics. The inaugural 2015-2016 series will focus on gentrification, a relevant topic to Atlanta, through the lens of art. Each lecture features experts in the field making presentations on the topic, followed by a moderated panel and community Q&A. The events last 90+ minutes, depending on audience…

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