"Your degree of humbleness and willingness to do menial tasks and uncredited behind-the-scenes work should increase in proportion to your privilege and your safety and your history of involvement in organizing. That is to say if you are able-bodied, if you have money, if you have resources, if you are seen as white, hetero, cis, if you have had the opportunity to develop your politics through theory rather than through forced violations against your body and your people, then take that backseat, offer a share of your resources to help organizers and activists travel and stay sheltered, protect and stand with communities you are not from, but do not take up space. Humbleness is what fuels a courageous fight that does not center you as savior."
Check out PRAXIS this week! We will have filmmaker Alex Rivera, digital media artist who uses tactile interfaces to tell stories and make arguments Erik Loyer, and curator of the Black Radical Imagination ProjectErin Christovale. SCI Building Lobby, USC School of Cinematic Arts 3470 McClintock Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90089-2211
Exhibition: November 7-11, 2016, 10am-8pm Artist Talks: October 10, 6pm (reception at 6, talks begin at 6:30) www.usc-praxis.com
PRAXIS is a series of exhibitions and monthly conversations with media artists, curated by PhD students Biayna Bogosian, Catherine Griffiths and Emilia Yang. The program brings together members of LA's experimental media and design community to engage in a discourse about future cinema and design practice at the edges of the field. This month's PRAXIS will feature artists: