Creative Activism Thursdays: Steve Lambert

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Event:
Creative Activism Thursdays: Steve Lambert
Start:
April 19, 2012 7:00 pm
End:
April 19, 2012 9:00 pm
Updated:
February 17, 2012
Address:
United States

April 19 | Steve Lambert

Steve Lambert made international news after the 2008 US election with The New York Times “Special Edition,” a replica announcing the end of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and other good news. He has collaborated with groups from the Yes Men to the Graffiti Research Lab and Greenpeace. He is also the founder of the Center for Artistic Activism, the Anti-Advertising Agency, Add-Art (a Firefox add-on that replaces online advertising with art) and SelfControl (which blocks grownups from distracting websites so they can get work done).  He is on the faculty of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Steve will discuss making engaging, funny, relevant art and how it can help effect change.

Revolutionaries Live! (aka Creative Activism Thursdays) is co-sponsored by NYU Dean for Social Sciencethe Hemispheric Institutethe Yes Lab, the Humanities Initiative at NYU Working Research Group on Artistic ActivismCAA, and Not an Alternative. Speakers also attend followingYes Lab Friday.

 

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