Art & Activism

Art & Activism

ikatun and Jane D. Marsching
invite you to an evening of questions about
Art and activism
(with wine, scotch, and chocolate)
Presenting the work of elin o’Hara slavick, The Institute for Infinitely Small Things, & Jane D. Marsching

Salon

elin o’Hara slavick is an activist, artist and professor of studio art, theory and practice at unc, chapel hill. her work has addressed issues of labor, alternative histories, violence, feminism, the body, the global economy, tourism and travel. her work has been exhibited across the u.s. and in canada, cuba, europe, hong kong, england and scotland. her monograph book, Bomb After Bomb, with a foreword by Howard Zinn, is of protest drawings of places the u.s. has bombed. it will be released fall, 2007, on Charta Books (Milan, Italy). http://www.unc.edu/~eoslavic

Jane D. Marsching;s current project is an interdisciplinary collaborative hybrid art, science, and research project exploring climate change, sustainability, and the Arctic (http://www.janemarsching.com/arctic). One current project is Climate Commons: a networked conversation about climate change, sustainability, and the Arctic, developed with Matthew Shanley, taking place from November 27 2006 – February 28, 2007 at http://www.climate-commons.net.

The Institute for Infinitely Small Things is a performance research group that includes between 5- 20 members at any given time. The Institute uses performance in public space to research the micro-power structures that shape everyday life in Western society. These social and political tiny things have included corporate ads, street names, maps and post-9/11 security terminology.

Publication:

45 questions about Art & Activism

a list of questions gathered at our first event published in Big Red & Shiny.