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Performing Activism: Mediagenic Art from Three Weeks in May to the Occupy Movement

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In Mourning and In Rage, 1977 Performance for Television on the Hillside Strangler Case and Its Treatment in Media © Courtesy of the Artists and MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) at Grand Ave.
Performing Activism: Mediagenic Art from Three Weeks in May to the Occupy Movement

250 S. Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
June 7th, 2012 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
EVENT TYPE:  
Artist talk
WEBSITE:  
http://www.moca.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
downtown/east la
PHONE:  
213-626-6222
OPEN HOURS:  
Mon,Fri 11-5; Thu 11-8; Sat-Sun 11-6
TAGS:  
Talk, Discussion
COST:  
FREE; no reservations

DESCRIPTION

For the third and final Engagement Party Art Talk, Grant Kester, chair of the visual arts department at UC San Diego, will moderate a discussion between artists Suzanne Lacy and Janet Owen Driggs on the evolution of performative activist art over the past 35 years, particularly with regard to its relationship to the changing media landscape.