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Art projects related to social issues

Fogo Island Arts

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Unlike most of other projects on this site, this post looks at an organization that is leveraging the power of arts to help support the viability of a small, isolated community. Organization: Shorefast Foundation Project: Fogo Island Arts Corporation Year…

Mandela Artscape, by Susan Leibovitz Steinman

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Artist: Susan Leibovitz Steinman Title: Mandela Artscape   Year created: 1998-1999 Location: West Oakland, USA Materials: Used freeway materials and (mostly) native California. plants. What is the piece’s impact? The project was rooted in a quest to create local jobs, develop new skills and training. It resulted in…