... This passion has all the ingredients of activism, but is charged with the wild creations of art. Artivism—where edges are pushed, imagination is freed, and a new language emerges altogether." Bruce Lyons has written: "... artivism ... promotes the essential understanding that ... [humans] ... can, through courageous creative expression, experience the unifying power of love when courage harnesses itself to the task of art + social responsibility.
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By 2008, the term had made its way into academic writing, with Chela
Sandoval and Guisela Latorre published a piece on Chicano/a artivism
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The artivist (artist + activist) uses her artistic talents to fight and struggle against injustice and oppression—by any medium necessary. The artivist merges commitment to freedom and justice with the pen, the lens, the brush, the voice, the body, and the imagination. The artivist knows that to make an observation is to have an obligation.
1 Artivists 2 Collectives and organizations 3 See also 4 References
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Collectives and organizations
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^ a b Politics, Power and Passion, The New York Times, December 2, 2011. Please see the fifth segment by Eve Ensler. ^ a b Jeanmarie Simpson -- Artivist in the Modern Landscape (Part 1), Dylan Brody, The Huffington Post, 2011.10.03 ^ a b Jeanmarie Simpson -- Artivist in the Modern Landscape (Part 2), Dylan Brody, The Huffington Post, 2011.10.05 ^ Chela Sandoval and Guisela Latorre, ""Chicana/o Artivism: Judy Baca's Digital Work with Youth of Color," in Learning Race and Ethnicity, MIT Press, 2007. ^ M.K. Asante, Jr. It's Bigger Than Hip Hop, St. Mar