urban research

Start Date: 
21 May 2009
8:00PM - 9:30PM

Upgrade! 10th Anniversary Celebration: Thursday, May 21, 2009; 8 – 9:30PM

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Projects: Kriegspiel, Upgrade! New York
People: Alex Galloway, Alexander Galloway, Mushon Zer-Aviv, Savic Rasovic
Research: Open Culture, Urban Research
Tags: collaboration, open source, psychogeography, urban research

leon reid

Presenting a discussion and critique with Open City artist Leon Reid IV.

Reid presented his talk “The Call to Duty in the 21st Century”. How has the practice of street art redeemed the position of the Artist in contemporary society? Take a ride through history with street artist Leon Reid (Darius Jones) and explore what art has meant to civilizations of the past, where it got lost in contemporary Western society, and how the street artist is redefining what it means to be an “Artist”.

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