I recently picked up Adrienne Marie Brown’s Emergent Strategies. In it, Brown describes a way of thinking and organizing that she calls fractal. A fractal is “a curve or geometric figure, each part of which has the same statistical character as the whole.”
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Balance. I’ve never really been all that good at it. As a child, I would take a running leap off the public dock, curl myself up, and land cannonball-style into Lake Minnetonka at the first hint of spring.
By Emily Kuester For me, this summer has been packed with new. New experiences, new cities, new people, new tech. As a new member of...
In January 2018, The Alliance for Media Arts + Culture published the first issue of The Issue, a new intergenerational arts and culture magazine.
From the Executive Director Discoveries and Dreams by Wendy Levy April has truly been a month of discoveries at The Alliance: We discovered our true...
By KAMAL SINCLAIR
Emerging media cannot risk limited inclusion and suffer the same pitfalls of traditional media. The stakes are too high. Together, we must engineer robust inclusion into the process of imagining our future.
By Arbo Radiko
There was this moment, sitting in the small cozy recording studio at BRIC Arts Media in Brooklyn with visionary artist/activists Martha Redbone and Jaishri Abichandani and my co-collaborator, mastering engineer/archivist Jessica Thompson, when all things felt possible.
BY KAMAL SINCLAIR
In 2008 my life took a turn from the world of live performing arts and tangible visual arts to an increasingly more virtual engagement with arts and creativity.
What are the models we could set up to build a more inclusive group of artists and field builders working in the creative virtual reality space? Over the summer, I’ve been interviewing makers and practitioners about this question.
Last year, we ran for President. (Kinda.) Now, Blights Out is running for Mayor! (Sort of!) While Blights Out isn’t planning a collective occupation of the Mayor’s office (yet), we are launching a year-long creative campaign called ‘Blights Out for Mayor’––a series of 12 billboards and 5 yard sign designs that call for and suggest entry points into a Truth and Reconciliation process that would redress the racist/classist/disaster capitalist policies and values imposed after Katrina. These messages seek to expand the horizon of our political imaginary, calling us to reevaluate our society’s relationship to property, land, and money. It is a call to action, a call to #PutHousingFirst.Click here to change this text