Talking to Action at Hammer Museum’s ENGAGE MORE NOW

The Talking to Action researchers and lead curator Bill Kelley, Jr. took part in the Hammer Museum’s Engage More Now! A Symposium on Artists, Museums, and Publics on November 6-7, 2015. The symposium aimed to address three main areas of investigation: museum-sited engagement; nomadic museum practices; and artist-initiated engagement outside existing institutional frameworks. As a guest panel, the Talking to Action group publicly discussed the areas of concern facing the project whose main focus [more]

Interviews from the Archive – Proyecto Transgenero

Date of Interview: April 11, 2011 Location: Ecuador Topic: Art & Social Space. The First Gay Marriage in Ecuador: An Art-Law Collaboration [1] Interviewer: María Amelia Viteri, Ph.D., Professor/Researcher at FLACSO-Ecuador [2] [more]

Interview with Bill Kelley, Jr.

Date of Interview: Aug 14, 2015 Location: Quito, Ecuador Topic: Interview with Bill Kelley, Jr. Interviewer: Rodrigo Ortega [1] on behalf of FLACSO Radio [2]  [more]

Community-based Art and Institutional Cultural Spaces

While in Quito, lead curator Bill Kelley, Jr. conducted interviews with artists and cultural promoters. He asked: What is the most urgent challenge in supporting community based art practices operating between community and institutional cultural [more]

Social Practice: Theory and Exhibition

Stephen Wright

An interview with Talking to Action advisory member and theorist Stephen Wright regarding the methodologies of social art practice and conventional research and exhibitions.  [more]

Curatorial Practice and Community-Based Art

An interview with Lucía Sanromán Talking to Action co-curators Karen Moss and Bill Kelley, Jr. interviewed Lucía Sanromán regarding curatorial practice and community-based art.  [more]

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