Monthly Archives: April 2013

Artist Spotlight: Mierle Ukeles

Mierle Ukeles is a fascinating artist, and has been the resident artist of the New York Department of Sanitation since the 1970s. Let me repeat, she is the artist-in-residence of a sanitation department. Such an interesting feat could only be … Continue reading

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Edgar Heap of Birds’ Native Hosts Project

Have you seen the series of signs on Pitzer’s campus? What do you think they are saying to you? This is a question I have been asking to myself and many other visitors who are willing to challenge themselves and … Continue reading

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Judy Baca and The Great Wall of Los Angeles

Born and raised in Watts, California, Judy Baca is a Mexican-American whose work shows a clear interest in the connection between social justice and the arts. Growing up, she felt a disconnect between the venues for art and accessible spaces … Continue reading

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Project Concept

        Our group started out the final project for our environmental justice class looking to explore art as a form of activism. During this project, we hope to learn about the work of contemporary artists who are pushing the boundaries … Continue reading

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