6 Healing Artists

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"Art is a wound turned into light."- Georges Braque As I mentioned in my Fun-Do list last week, one of my favorite things to do is collage. The process of combining words and images helps me to work things out in a different way than writing in my journal does.

Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

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For me, that meant photography, which I have done since I was eight, and traveling, which I love. BB: What advice do you have for artists who want to use their art for social change? women photography photojournalism social change Global Fund for Women

Getting in on the Act: New Report on Participatory Arts Engagement

Museum 2.0

Why is a photography contest an example of "crowd sourcing" wheres a community drawing contest is an example of "audience-as-artist"?

Friday Fun Links: Studio One Soul, Mosaics, Samin Nosrat, Instagram, + Store Buyout

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After going to Amoeba, we visited a few artists' studios as part of the East Bay Open Studios , including the Institute for Mosaic Arts. Also excited to start editing my Arts and Healing Podcast interview with the lovely Susannah Conway about the healing power of photography.

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Hot Nonprofit Marketing Jobs This Week – February 16

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Programs at the center will be in collaboration with professional artists and organizations that specialize in a variety of mediums including ceramics, painting, photography, fiber arts, animation, jewelry and the performing arts (drama, dance, music).

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7 Fantastic Free or Low Cost Sources To Get Images for Your Content Strategy

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An excellent source of images is to take them yourself with your digital camera or mobile phone camera. If you practice some the basic photography rules , you should be able to DIY some good images for your content strategy. Flickr Image by Sam Howzit.

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On White Privilege and Museums

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They present masterpieces by white male artists and innovations by white male scientists. When non-white stories are told, they are always flagged as such--an exhibition of Islamist scientific inventions or women pioneers or African-American artists.

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Guest Post: Collections Access - Open the Door Wider

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Unfortunately,” that subscriber advised, there are no legal avenues to stop visitors from photographing objects or images in the public domain in public spaces where photography is allowed. North Carolina Museum of History 1988.39.4

Ask Britt: How can I combine the creative arts with social impact?

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Here are some examples of ways people have used the arts to create social impact: 50 Crows Social Change Photography "Images inspire people to act. Examples of socially rousing photography permeate our history: Vietnam, Rwanda, 9-11’s Ground Zero.

Ze Frank Takes Over (My) Museum

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That's how I felt when artist Ze Frank got in touch to talk about a potential museum exhibition to explore a physical site/substantiation for his current online video project, A Show (s ee minute 2:20, above). Ze Frank is a participatory artist who creates digital projects that are explicitly about creating and enhancing authentic interpersonal connections. He is an authoritative artist of the social web with a slew of accolades and a suite of diverse projects under his belt.

Art, Social Change & Young Women Bloggers

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Last Sunday each of us wrote a post to answer the question, “Who is your favorite artist (visual, dancer, performer, writer or musician) and why?” While writing my mentor post last Sunday I got to thinking about how artists use art for social change and accumulated a bunch of links for related projects, programs and organizations that I thought I'd share: Change Me: The Power of Imagery to Create Change.

Steal these 42 Creative Pinterest Ideas for Nonprofits

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Pin masterpieces from the budding artists in your arts classes. In exhibits and galleries where photography is permitted, of course!) The Archives of American Art has pinboards for notable artists journals and Facial hair of note - "Misplace your paintbrush?

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Boston Media Makers Media

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The group includes podcaster, video bloggers, filmmakers, artists, educators, videographers, and more. I learned one of the secrets of David Tames excellent photography - raw talent! Photo by David Tames from his flickr stream.

Nonprofit Film School Primer: Or, The Idealware School of Video for Nonprofits That Don’t Video Good (Part 1)

Idealware

If you have the time or want to get artistic, play around with the angle of the lights—this can alter or improve the mood of your video. If you've dabbled in video or photography before, you may have heard of "the rule of thirds."

Why Click! is My Hero (What Museum Innovation Looks Like)

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It’s not really a photography show in the way I would curate a photography show.” I asked Shelley if she received any negative feedback from the artists about their work being treated like data rather than art.

GiveMN 2012 Giving Day by the Numbers

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In addition to three video public service announcements we produced featuring Minnesota Vikings Defensive End Brian Robison, Minnesota Twins Pitcher Glen Perkins and Minnesota R&B artists Stokley Williams (of Mint Condition) & OSO, we also partnered with Youthprise to sponsor a video contest.

Nonprofit Film School Primer: Or, The Idealware School of Video for Nonprofits Who Don’t Video Good (Part 1)

Idealware

If you have the time or want to get artistic, play around with the angle of the lights—this can alter or improve the mood of your video. If you've dabbled in video or photography before, you may have heard of "the rule of thirds."

Quick Hit: My Work with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History

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But the point is that the MAH, like just about every other museum in the known universe, was content to define the museum experience as something removed from the outside world, a rarefied church-like space of refined artistic reflection.

Arts 2.0: Examples of Arts Organizations Social Media Strategies

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They're now running a compelling experiment in crowd-sourced exhibition creation and curation via the photography exhibition Click. The Museum solicited photographs from artists via an open call on their website, Facebook group, Flickr groups, and outreach to Brooklyn-based arts organizations. All evaluations are private; all artists are unnamed. They are sensitive to the artists who are being judged. What Should Artists and Arts Organization???s Artist Blogs.

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Guest Post: A Tale of Two University Museums

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The Siskind Center gives students and the public the opportunity to pore over the photography in the Museum's large collection of works on paper. We artists and designers love our cheese-cube-and-wine-fueled Gallery Nights and those should stay.

LACMA's Magritte Exhibition: This is not fair use

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These are canonical fair uses -- an artist who takes from another artist and uses his work to make new work. " Well, we do NOT have a fair use right to photograph, without the artist's permission, works protected by copyright -- wherever they are displayed -- except for certain very limited purposes, and property, privacy, and contract law may indeed preempt that. Only a court of law can determine whether the purpose of the photography was fair use or not.

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Why Are So Many Participatory Experiences Focused on Teens?

Museum 2.0

Users active in online social environments based on social objects like Flickr (photography), Ravelry (knitting), and Wikipedia (information) often trend older.

Brooklyn Clicks with the Crowd: What Makes a Smart Mob?

Museum 2.0

They're now running a compelling experiment in crowd-sourced exhibition creation and curation via the photography exhibition Click. All evaluations are private; all artists are unnamed. They are sensitive to the artists who are being judged.

Crowdsourcing: Measuring the Impact of the Crowd in Funding and Doing

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While it is probably difficult to absolutely prove cause and effect, implementing a crowd artistic creation requires a discussion about letting go of control or at least being explicit about how creative contributions will be accepted or curated or added to the work. Crowdsourcing 101.

Adobe Is Creating Change

Tech Soup Blog

The program empowers 12- to 18-year-olds to express their opinions and perspectives about issues important to them through photography, sound, video, and digital art.

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What's Your Leisure Identity? Does it Bring You Into Museums?

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I saw every part of our vacation through the lens of the book, and my climbing partner (a highly active and artistic guy) and I spent a lot of time analyzing the choices we did and didn't make and how they reflected our expressions of identity.

The Eye of the Beholder

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The NYT article is about a photography show by artist Thomas Struth at the Marian Goodman Gallery in Manhattan. Says the reviewer, Michael Kimmelman, Mr. Struth’s pictures are about this continuum, from artists like Velázquez into the public spaces where their works end up, and to us.

Interview with Brooklyn Museum's Shelley Bernstein

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We saw that these artists were using the wall, then telling us about it on Flickr. Most of the stuff in our museum is public domain, and we have a very good policy that non-commerical photography is okay. We’re very clear about our photography policy everywhere.

Cameras for Cambodia

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Before I go on about this interesting artist/social activist project, I found it in the blogsphere. The project was developed by Elizabeth Briel , an American artist and photographer, who will be based in Siem Reap as of June, 2005. A university-aged Khmer assistant with an interest in photography will also be recruited. I've been experimenting with cambodia4kids.org blog to test out the instructions/advice I'm reading on various npotech sites about blogs.

DAM Pictures « Digital Diner

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The only real change was to include artists in the “Credit&# table, and a few different supporting tables. March 28th, 2007 | Category: NPTech , Photography , Sharepoint , Technology , Web/Tech 27 comments to DAM Pictures Jon Stahl March 28, 2007 at 2:12 pm Nice!

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Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Cary McQueen Morrow: Arts and Technology Thought Leader

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Disclaimer: I'm on the honorary committee because 13 years ago I worked on an online artist network with the New York Foundation for the Arts and CAMT was the partner.) Many of us started off as artists and then ended up managing arts organizations. In undergrad I earned a BFA in photography as well as a BA in social thought and analysis.

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Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.

Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

Intrigued, I will Google a smattering of half-heard lyrics, seeking to discover a new artist. Digital Diner Gavin Clabaugh's irregular blog on irregular things. Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream Kissing the Frog Kermit’s a liar.