Street Signs and Solar Ovens: Socialcraft in Los Angeles at the Craft and Folk Art Museum
Curated by the Journal of Aesthetics & Protest
October 22 – December 31, 2006
An inspiring exhibition featuring artwork created with social activism as its inspiration is currently on view at the Craft and Folk Art Museum in Los Angeles. The exhibit explores inventive objects and strategies created by artists in response to the environmental, social, and political issues of our time. Featured works include protest art meant for public display as well as tools for socially conscious living.
Artists included in the exhibition:
Edith Abeyta, Steven Anderson, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Mike Blockstein, CARACEN, Chris Burnett, C.I.C.L.E., Code Pink, National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, Center for the Study of Political Graphics, Sandra de la Loza, Sam Durant, Eric Einem, Karl Erickson, Fallen Fruit, Finishing School, Gaian Mind, Fritz Haeg, Evan Holloway, L.A. Commons, Laura Howe, Karen Lofgren, Kelly Marie Martin, Matrushka, Jennifer Murphy, Nico of Teocintli, Christopher Nyerges, Path to Freedom, Sheila Pinkel, Oliver Ressler and David Thorne, Oscar Sanchez, The Arroyo Arts Collective, The Phantom Street Artist, The South Central Farm Support Committee, Christina Ulke, Votan, Allison Wiese.