PUBLICATIONS ARE LISTED IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER
The Art and Social Practice Workbook
A collection of resources, assignments, prompts, and other texts
regarding socially engaged practices. The workbook exists as a
publication and participatory exhibition. Visitors assemble their own
workbook and activations of select texts are programmed.
Available as a pdf.
Art as Social Action: An Introduction to the Principles and Practices
of Teaching Social Practice Art
Editors: Gregory Sholette and Chloë Bass
A general introduction to and an illustrated, practical textbook for the field of social
practice, including topics as direct action, alternative organizing, urban imaginaries
, anti-bias work, and collective learning, etc. A comprehensive manual for teachers
about how to teach art as social practice.
Publisher: Allworth Press
Publication date: 2018
Seeing Power: Art and Activism in the Twenty-first Century
Author: Nato Thompson
The author, a curator and art critic, investigates what the deluge
of “art products” means for those dedicated to socially engaged art and activism.
Thompson highlights the work of innovative and interesting artists and activists
working today, as well as institutions that empower their communities to see
power and reimagine it.
Publisher: Melville House
Publication date: 2014
Social Art Practices
A blog dedicated to a variety of social art practices including: urban interventions,
utopian proposals, guerrilla architecture, new genre, public art, social sculpture,
project-based community practice, interactive media, service dispersals, service
design, activism and street performance.
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Social Practices Art Network (SPAN)
A resource for individuals, organizations, community groups and institutions
that are interested in new genre arts forms and practices. Serves as a
platform for a variety of socially engaged art and design practices.