Occupy Art: Immigration, Nation, and the Art of Occupation
By Stanford University
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This course consists of film screenings, dialogues, and performances that engage critically with the theme of Occupation across contexts, exploring both the potential and limitations of the art of Occupation. Students engage with some of the most provocative artists, writers, and thinkers of our times to consider the purpose of the arts across diverse communities that engage Occupation in local, transnational and global perspective.
|1||Video1. What is Occupational Art? (April 4, 2012)||In the first lecture of the series, the speakers look and dive into some of the key aspects of occupational art. They try and give the audience a feel for how the idea of occupation has shifted over the years and what effect it has had. (April 4, 2012)||7/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||Video2. In the Public Eye: Examples of the Art of Occupation (April 11, 2012)||In the second lecture of the series, the class invites two guest speakers to discuss some of their experience and research with the art of occupation. (April 11, 2012)||7/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||Video3. Current Preoccupations: Palestine, Arizona, and Oakland (April 18, 2012)||In the this lecture a group of guest speakers discuss and compare many of the occupy movements that are sweeping not only the nation, but the globe. They focus on drawing connections between many of the different current movements. (April 18, 2012)||7/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||Video4. Angela Davis on Education and Social Justice (April 25, 2012)||Angela Davis gives a powerful talk on education and social justice. (April 25, 2012)||7/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||Video5. The Los Angeles Riots and the Art of Urban Occupation (May 2, 2012)||The fifth Occupy Art session features a panel discussion on the 20th anniversary of the Los Angeles Riots that looks at race and visual culture, generational and aesthetic shifts in the arts, video and the rise of social media. (May 2, 2012)||7/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||Video6. De-Occupy/Re-Occupy: Immigration and Economic Justice Now (May 9, 2012)||In the sixth installment of Occupy Art, panelists discusses their roles in the occupy movement as artists and activists, as well as current immigrant rights issues and legislation. (May 9, 2012)||7/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||Video7. The Art of Black Occupations (May 16, 2012)||Occupy Arts hosts a special conversation with three of Stanford's leading scholars as they discuss art and occupation in the African American context. (May 16, 2012)||7/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||Video8. Variedades (May 23, 2012)||IDA visiting artists perform at Variedades, A show inspired by Mexican Vaudeville shows in 1920's Los Angeles. These tell the theatrical narrative of Flores Magon's story. (May 23, 2012)||8/17/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||Video8. Stanford Occupations (May 30, 2012)||An Occupy Art Panel examines historic student campus "occupations" here at Stanford, including the 1989 President's Office takeover and the 1994 Hunger Strike. (May 30, 2012)||8/17/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||Video10. Occupy Art Final Presentations (June 6, 2012)||Students enrolled in the Occupy Art course present their final projects to the class. These art projects focus around systems of oppression and the misuse of power, amongst other things. (June 6, 2012)||8/17/2012||Free||View in iTunes|