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Art for a Cause -- Marrying Creative Passion With Conviction  
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8/25/13 Posted 8/25/13

Finding one's calling in life is truly a treasure. Monaco-born artist and activist, Vanessa Roux has had a love for animals and nature since childhood. She always had pets and played in her garden. In her teens Vanessa starting drawing the animals in her play world and later photographing what she liked in her universe. Vanessa Roux in her Monaco Atelier One day while buying a puppy in South Florida, she found out it was really from a puppy mill. The sick animal won over her heart and changed her l... [more]

Interview with Tania Bruguera  
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5/26/13 Posted 5/26/13

Chicago, May, 2013: I first met Tania Bruguera when I was a graduate student at the University of Chicago six years ago. We have remained in touch since, most recently crossing paths at the Salzburg Summer Academy of Fine Art last August in Austria. Over the last few months I conducted an interview with Bruguera via email asking her about the role teaching plays in her work, her ideas about formalism, and the awkward demographic known as “artist”. Her responses reveal a thoughtful and holistic approac... [more]

Tania Bruguera: Re-imagining Revolution, Re-creating Cuba   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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Posted 1/18/13

A Cuban artist currently based in the U.S., Tania Bruguera has the distinction of having presented challenging political work in both countries, as well as in many others. Her ambitious and powerful oeuvre encompasses installation, performance, and long-term socio-political intervention. This is not art for spectators—it's for participants, truth-seekers, fellow-travelers. It is a psychic weapon for the oppressed, a subversive force against the narrow ideological confines of both socialist and capi... [more]

Ethical Infiltration   Pick-button-5bf6c1b36c3b74ec8f312c7c9f6f1ae3
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The Yes Men at Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University November 14th, 2008 - February 15th, 2009
Posted 2/2/09

        The Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University and the Feldman Gallery at Pacific Northwest College of Art are proud to present the first major exhibition of renowned artist group the Yes Men. “Keep It Slick: Infiltrating Capitalism with the Yes Men” will run September 4 through October 26, 2008 at the PNCA in Portland and November 14, 2008 through February 15, 2009 at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. Each exhibition features a workshop and lecture by the Yes Men titled “How To Be A... [more]


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