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Subject: Resources and Prompts from Szu-Han Ho & Sonia Guiñansaca
| Resources for Engaging In/With/For the Public – WHAT IS PUBLIC|
Requiem of Instructions for the Artist/Creative to Reflect on AP Picks Illustration by Will Betke-Brunswick
Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Oakland Museum of California this past weekend for Exploring Public Art Practices! If you weren’t able to make it to the symposium, you can still access resources, prompts, and practices for working In/With/For the Public through our latest issue.
Sonia Guiñansaca offers a series of questions, prompts, and things to remember when working in the public.
“Things for you to consider and think about: How did you arrive at this particular moment? Where are you coming from? How may you take up space?”
Szu-Han Ho provides a list of resources and links for cyber-security, knowing your rights, fact-checking, fair wages, anti-oppression training, art school and cultural equity, and consensus decision making.
We’ve also included a list of resources, both Bay Area-specific and national, for artists who are interested in public practice but might not know where to start.
This list was originally compiled by Courtney Fink as research for the Rainin Foundation’s Open Spaces Program,, and has been amended by Art Practical.
A staff curated selection of exhibitions, receptions, and resources throughout the Bay Area.
Jamil Hellu: Together & Natalie Krick: Rhymes of Confusion
SF Camerawork (San Francisco) | January 30, 6–9pm
Arab.AMP presents Dena Al-Adeeb, Sholeh Asgary, Lime Rickey International
Pro Arts Gallery & Commons (Oakland) | January 31, 7:30–11:30pm
Poetry and the Senses: Indira Allegra, Chiyuma Elliott, and Lyn Hejinian
UC Berkeley | February 4, 5:30–7:30pm
Don’t Shoot: An Opus of the Opulence of Blackness
Museum of the African Diaspora (San Francisco) | On view through March 1, 2020
Lydia Ourahmane: صرخة شمسية Solar Cry
Wattis Institute (San Francisco) | February 6–March 28, 2020
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