Drawing on community organizing strategies and artistic activism, students are directly involved in putting ideas generated with the community into practice. This hands-on approach leads to a capstone project, which provides an opportunity to design and implement a community-based art project that allows for social transformation. Fall 2014 was the first year for this innovative master’s program, which explores the intersections between contemporary artistic practice, educational theory, and social activism.

Here are some of the projects we have undertaken so far.


Click here for more information: Whiteness is… : A Public Intervention, Fall 2016


Click here for more information: Mural Life in the Lower East Side, Fall 2015


Click here for more information: Invisible Storybook, 2016

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Click here for more information: Countering Homophobic Policing in the UK: Federico Hewson

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Click here for more information: Define Immigrant: A Public Intervention, Fall 2015

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Click here for more information: Private/Public, A Reproductive Justice Intervention, Fall 2014


Click here for more information: Mini Climate March, Lower East Side, Fall 2014


Click here for more information: Toolkit for Social Practice Art, A Tactical Intervention, Fall 2014


Click here for more information: Developing ‘La Sala’ – A Community Event Space and Art Gallery at GOLES, Fall 2014


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