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July 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

The Fixers

Dan Polletta talks to artist Kate Sopko of The Fixers films aimed at visitors to the Republican National Convention presented by Spaces Gallery. Also joining the conversation is one of the local community activistis profiled in the series - Vel Scott. The series screens tonight (7/18) at The...more

Link: http://www.ideastream.org/programs/sound-of-applause/the-fixers

Monday, July 18, 2016

Before Protesting at the Republican National Convention, Learn to Protect Your Phone

CLEVELAND - If you're a smartphone-wielding protestor in Cleveland this week, you might want to make a pit stop at SPACES on your way downtown to the Republican National Convention (RNC). At the gallery, Los Angeles–based artist Tim Schwartz will be holding drop-in "office hours" from 1 to 4pm every...more

Link: http://hyperallergic.com/311981/before-protesting-at-the-republican-national-convention-learn-to-protect-your-phone/

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The Cleveland artists waiting for Donald Trump

Next week, Cleveland will host the Republican national convention for the first time since 1936. At least 50,000 visitors are expected. In anticipation, the city that's been fighting for half a century to shake the moniker of "the mistake on the lake" has undertaken a vigorous campaign of beautification. It...more

Link: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/jul/16/cleveland-artists-republican-national-convention-donald-trump

Saturday, July 16, 2016

A Life in Activism and Comics: An Interview with Joyce Brabner

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS - There's a good chance that if you think you know Joyce Brabner, you're picturing actress Hope Davis: a chronically serious woman whose small face is hidden behind a heavy head of long brown hair and big, round glasses. In reality, Brabner's hair hasn't been that long for...more

Link: http://hyperallergic.com/311469/a-life-in-activism-and-comics-an-interview-with-joyce-brabner/

Saturday, July 16, 2016

What the 2016 Election Merch Looks Like Powered By Twitter Trolls

A box filled with buttons from the campaigns of current and former presidential candidates is not entirely what it seems. Each button that supports a candidate, is in fact, a remixed version of the original message.The Brooklyn-based programmer, Roopa Vasudevan, has spent the current election cycle culling massages from the...more

Link: http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/blog/campaign-merchandise-reworked-with-twitter-troll-data-mining

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