Photo: Jonathan Santos
The University of California, Santa Cruz
May 15-17, 2008

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Subversive Complicity: community, protest and resistance
May 17: 10am-1pm, Kresge Town Hall
How do artists subvert and influence systems to explore political, public and private concerns?
Panelists: Laurel Beckman, EG Crichton, Sharon Daniel, Dee Hibbert-Jones, Bradley McCallum,
Jacqueline Tarry, The Yes Men

Artists working within this category subvert and disrupt systems and structures to highlight everyday perceptions and explore and exploit political, social, and community issues and concerns. Frequently using humor, surprise, or unusual associations to overturn assumptions about the world, these artists work within systems using disguise, gift giving, appropriation and manipulation to alter and question the status quo. This work allows audiences to think about their environment in new ways, create collaborations and relationships and forge new associations.

Exhibition: Subversive Complicity at the LAB




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