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Fridays 3 September to 1 October 2021

Art.coop Study-into-Action (ASL and Live Captions)

Artists Need the Solidarity Economy and the Solidarity Economy Needs Artists

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Fridays 3 September to 1 October 2021

Art.coop invited you to study-into-action with us on five Fridays this fall. Our aim is to connect cultural innovators across silos who do not know one another well, but are building the cultural economy we want. We need to socialize, study, and dream together before we can take collective action. Artists need the solidarity economy, and the solidarity economy needs artists! We invite you to check out our report, Solidarity Not Charity: Grantmaking in the Solidarity Economy and so much more on our website, art.coop and to stay in touch with us and join the growing movement of artists creating in the Solidarity Economy on Instagram @_artcoop and Twitter @_artcoop.

Haystack Mountain School of Crafts (Maine) instigated phase one and Open Collective Foundation is the home of the school for phase one and two. Phase one is produced with support from Grantmakers in the Arts and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, as well as funds from sending partners: Weavers Fellowship (New Orleans), Recess Art (New York City), Minneapolis College of Art and Design (Minneapolis), the Joan Mitchell Foundation (New York City and New Orleans), Arizona State University (Tempe), The Field (New York City), Drexel University (Philadelphia), and the Guild of Future Architects (National). Howl Round Theater Commons is producing and distributing phase one.

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Livestream Schedule (for publicly broadcasted sessions happening on this page, no RSVP is needed.)

Friday, September 3rd at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).
“The Way it Works”: Abuse, Alienation, and Our Current Condition as Arts and Culture Workers
Public Talk and Experience: Clara Takarabe
Live Captions



Friday, September 10th at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).
Artists Resist & Build: a history of organizing in the arts with a focus on solidarity economy alternatives and artist-led resistance
Public Talk and Experience: Francisco Pérez & Chris Meyers
Live Captions



Friday, September 17th at 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco, UTC -7) / 11 a.m. CDT (Chicago, UTC -5) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York, UTC -4) / 17:00 BST (London, UTC +1) / 18:00 CEST (Berlin, UTC +2).
Law and the Land Craft: permanent real estate cooperatives and the arts
Public Talk & Experience: Gregory Jackson and Janelle Orsi
Live Captions



Friday, September 24th from 12-1 p.m. EDT
Solidarity Grantmaking and Investing: #landback and case studies to support grantmakers in deepening their commitment to systems-change.
Public Talk and Experience: Rhonda Anderson, Carlos Uriona, and Dana Kawaoka-Chen
Live Captions
Art.coop has removed a section of the video because it included flute music that is not traditional to the Native presenter, a call to ancestors, and pan-Indian language in what felt like a ceremony. Ceremonies were illegal for Native peoples to use until 1978 and cannot be appropriated or taken and used and pan-Indian language and sounds creates harmful stereotypes. The team at Art.coop should have asked the Native presenter how to start the event and the series overall, and worked together to actively shape it. We are sharing this as we learn in public, as we commit to learning how to organize, collaborate, and hold space in solidarity. To learn more about the visionary work of Ohketeau Cultural Council and Double Edge Theatre, please watch all parts of their series, The Living Presence of Our History and visit their websites. The #landback work that these two organizations are engaged in models the cultural economy we want, and we are grateful that they are working with us to repair and transform, including involving ways to share this video.



Friday, October 1st from 12-1 p.m. EDT
Making/Meaning: a live DJ set/jam session/zine making workshop
Public Talk and Experience: Cierra Peters
Live Captions


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