Artivism: The Power of Art for Social Transformation

Artivism: The Power of Art for Social Transformation

An event series that brings to light how the arts can redress inequities, reflect the voices of all and push society forward.

Nurturing change for a more dignified and meaningful coexistence.

The mission of this interdisciplinary, multi-institutional collaboration is to engage people in changing society through the power of art. This initiative builds upon the ideas in the book Illuminations of Social Imagination: Learning from Maxine Greene.

Vision

The vision of Artivism: The Power of Art for Social Transformation, an interdisciplinary, multi-institutional global collaboration, is to engage people in transforming society through the power of art. The vision of this initiative is to generate a movement with committed social artivists in response to historic global concerns. Artivism aims to generate community through multi-disciplinary teamwork for a more dignified and meaningful coexistence, however you define these terms. The goal of this initiative is to nurture confidence in taking continuous action from wherever you are by means of reciprocity.

Founders and Sponsors

Artivism: The Power of Art for Social Transformation was co-founded and is co-produced by Argie Agelarakis and Carolina Cambronero Varela. The initiative Artivism: The Power of Art for Social Transformation is presented by Stephanie Lake, PhD, Director of Adelphi University’s Criminal Justice Program, Department of Sociology, Jennifer Govan, Library Director and Senior Librarian, Gottesman Libraries: Teachers College, Columbia University and Camille Zamora and Monica Yunus, co-founders of Sing for Hope.

Sing for Hope Adelphi University: College of Arts and Sciences Gottesman Libraries: Teachers College Columbia University

Colorful painting that includes water sprouting and Spring 2024 is written above the water

Poster Design

Vicki Rosenthal is a visual artist focusing on social impact through community involvement projects, public art, and individual custom work.

Vicki’s mission is to:

  • advance advocacy through authentic art
  • artwork that evokes social responsibility, social change, empathy and equity

Past Events

Did you miss an event or want to take a look back? You can view our lectures and events at your own pace via the Artivism YouTube channel.

Artivism's Multi Venue Exhibition

Artivism: The Power of Art for Social Transformation Spring 2024 multi-venue exhibition invites you to make, rather than purchase, gifts.
The Power of Art for Social Transformation
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