Awareness Raising

Mechanic is the Message, by Brenda Romero

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Artist: Brenda Romero Title: Mechanic is the Message Year created: 2008-ongoing Location: USA Materials: various – board games, interactive installations What is the piece’s impact? This project involved the development of several “games for understanding,” such as Train (2009), Siochan Leat (aka…

Blank Noise project, by Jasmeen Patheja

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Artist: Jasmeen Patheja Title: Blank Noise project  Year created: 2004 – on-going Location: Started in Bangalore, has spread to other cities in India. Materials: Dialogue, graphic design, performance. What is the piece’s impact? It works to change cultural acceptance of “eve teasing” (street harassment)…

Playback Theatre

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Concept:  Playback Theatre Year created: 1975-ongoing Location: Global – it is practiced in over 50 countries (source). Materials: interactive, improvisational theatre, What is the piece’s impact? Audience members share moments from their lives with the audience, and then watch it played…

Animal Estates, by Fritz Haeg and collaborators

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Artist: Fritz Haeg and collaborators Title: Animal Estates Year created: 2008-ongoing Locations: Rotterdam and  Utrecht, The Netherlands, London, England, Cleveland, Ohio, Portland, Oregon, San Francisco, California,Cambridge, Massachusetts, Austin, Texas, New York, New York. Materials: various What is the piece’s impact? In addition to events and exhibitions meant to raise awareness…