protest movements

Demands on Education: Things, We’ve Learned …

The exhibition 2 or 3 Things, we’ve learned explored, by way of a subjective collection and discursive as well as performative interventions, the demands that art, education and social movements make on each other. The central issues are those of space, image and collectivity. The search is focussed on the eruptive moments and the consequences of ongoing interventions and change over a long period of time, as well as changes and interventions that last. Read more »

Mobilizing the Jobless: Frances Fox Piven

There is no science that predicts eruption of protest movements. Who expected the angry street mobs in Athens or the protests by British students? Who indeed predicted the strike movement that began in the United States in 1934, or the civil rights demonstrations that spread across the South in the early 1960s? We should hope for another American social movement from the bottom—and then join it. Read more »