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Listening to Communities Towards Activist Art

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Presented by Greater Pittsburgh Arts Council at Online/Virtual Space

Sep 28 2020
Listening to Communities Towards Activist Art

This workshop will explore how to use listening as an art practice to create work that furthers conversations within communities.

Listening has been part of Maritza Mosquera’s creative practice since 1999 when she ran a 12-week listening session for five white and five black men toward an installation work titled, “Men’s Lives,” looking closely at the bigotry and sexism that separated them. Each brought stories never shared; this acted as an eraser of cipher towards real images.

Maritza has since used the listening practice as an instigator of story and living, toward artwork that speaks to both the equities and

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