How to Incite Systemic Change through Art

15/10/2019

19:30 - 23:00

Exerzierstr. 14, 13357 Berlin

Admission is free - donations are welcome

Facebook event here

► 15 October, 2019 #Tuesdaytalks featuring Paula Meninato

Start: 19.30

· ABOUT ·

The workshop will commence with a brief overview of the structure of political organizing and the psychology behind oppressive ideologies. We will then discuss how artists, activists, and community organizers can use art to effectively dismantle systems of oppression, especially speciesism. In particular, we will focus on art that has incited political action, community arts, successfully changed hearts and minds, and artists that have successfully installed political art within government institutions.

While the workshop is about art, community organizers and activists may find the information helpful while integrating art as part of their overall strategy.

· SPEAKER ·

Paula Meninato is a Philadelphia-based artist and activist. She is currently a postgraduate student at Plymouth College of Art, where she is engaged in a practice-led research on how art can be used to dismantle cognitive barriers that enable systemic oppression. In 2017, Meninato published Blueprint for Creative Dissent, an eBook which was downloaded over 600 times. She graduated from Tyler School of Art with a BFA in Painting, academic honors, a presidential scholarship, and a solo show at the Argentine Embassy in Washington, DC. She has given over 250 presentations to over 6,500 attendees on animal rights, political organizing, and creative activism in Luxembourg, Barcelona, Vienna, London, Brighton, Berlin, Sweden, and the US.

· GOOD TO KNOW ·

This event is free to attend and open to all. We would kindly suggest donations for our speakers for their time and labour – we look forward to seeing you there! Please support our space by ordering a drink or two!

LOCATION ·

be’kech [anticafé · coworking space · bar] Exerzierstr. 14
13357 Berlin- Wedding
(U8 + U9/ Pankstr., Osloer Str.)

LINKS ·
https://www.facebook.com/bekech.berlin/
paulameninato.com

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