NEW YORK, NY – The New York Times explored the new idea of social practice where artists engage all kinds of communities. The goals vary, but the heart of the movement works toward the artist as a facilitator of actions by a community together. Here a few links to more links from the article.
The New York Times on social practice. “Known primarily as social practice, its practitioners freely blur the lines among object making, performance, political activism, community organizing, environmentalism and investigative journalism, creating a deeply participatory art that often flourishes outside the gallery and museum system.”
The Museum of Modern Art education department is trying out social practice his year.
California College of the Arts Social Practice Program. (No links to work)
Creative Times Reports tells the stories of artists engaging political situations.