Summer 2019
“Tipping Points”

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Action Verbs

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Action Verbs

Art21 Educator, Marie Elcin, discusses her use of “action verbs” inside of the classroom, inspired by Richard Serra’s Verb List (1967-68).

Mel Chin’s Fundred Project Takes the Next Step

Mel Chin’s Fundred Project Takes the Next Step

Mel Chin discusses the evolution of the Fundred Project, an art initiative that has expanded nationwide to end lead poisoning. Along with the director of the program, Amanda Wiles, Chin explains what the project has accomplished, next steps, and provides some sage advice to artists inspired to engage with social and environmental issues.

Reading at the Edge of the World: The Horizon Toward Which We Move (Part II)

Reading at the Edge of the World: The Horizon Toward Which We Move (Part II)

A conversation between curator and educator, PJ Gubatina Policarpio, and educator and artist Jerome Reyes. The second installment of a two-part interview, Reyes discusses his artistic practice and inspiration.

Reading at the Edge of the World: The Horizon Toward Which We Move (Part I)

Reading at the Edge of the World: The Horizon Toward Which We Move (Part I)

A conversation between curator and educator, PJ Gubatina Policarpio, and educator and artist Jerome Reyes. The first installment of a two-part interview, Policarpio discusses the curatorial mission behind the exhibition Solidarity Struggle Victory, which also features Reyes.

The Intrinsic Openness of the Hive Mind

The Intrinsic Openness of the Hive Mind

Writer, artist and activist Avram Finkelstein describes the commodification of the Science=Death movement and the strength of collectivity.

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Creating a Platform for New Voices

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Creating a Platform for New Voices

Art21 Educator and Educator in Residence, Marie Elcin, describes the impact of the social practice approach of artist Mel Chin.

Francis Alÿs: A Moment of Collective Complicity

Francis Alÿs: A Moment of Collective Complicity

Francis Alÿs discusses the unexpected circumstances during the production of his collaborative film Don’t Cross the Bridge Before You Get to the River (2008).