We’re proud to continue our partnership with Open Engagement and announce that the next OE conference will take place in Pittsburgh, April 17-19, 2015.
OE 2015: Place and Revolution will feature keynote presenters Emily Jacir and Rick Lowe.
Established in 2007 by artist Jen Delos Reyes, Open Engagement is an international conference and platform that explores various perspectives on art and social practice and aims to expand the dialogue around socially engaged art making.
In 2014 OE established a partnership with A Blade of Grass, based upon our aligned missions to nurture the practice. The 2015 conference will also be presented in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University, Carnegie Museum of Art, The Sprout Fund, and the Office of Public Art.
Call for Submissions
You are invited to contribute to Open Engagement by submitting your proposals for projects, performances, tours, interventions, presentations, or panel ideas within one of the conference’s submission categories. These include proposals related to the theme of Place and Revolution, Open Platform 10-minute presentations, and Continuing OE workshops and skill building sessions. Please note! The call for submissions closed Monday, November 17th.
Place and Revolution
What is the role of artists in defining place and creating change in the world?
Open Engagement 2015 features keynote presenters Rick Lowe and Emily Jacir and focuses on the theme of “Place and Revolution.”