About Open Engagement
Open Engagement is an international conference and platform to support socially engaged art. The conference highlights the work of transdisciplinary artists, activists, students, scholars, community members, and organizations. The conference mission is to expand the dialogue around socially engaged art, as well as the structures and networks of support for artists working within the complex social issues and struggles of our time. Learn more.
OE 2015: 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. The 2015 conference is co-presented by A Blade of Grass, the School of Art and the College of Fine Arts at Carnegie Mellon University, the Carnegie Museum of Art, the Frank-Ratchye STUDIO for Creative Inquiry, and the Heinz Endowments. Open Engagement is a free conference that will take place April 17-19, 2015. Learn more.
Early-bird registration for OE 2015 opens February 4th. General registration opens on February 27th.
In Conversation: Place and Revolution is a series of blog posts that put the place and context of socially engaged art at the fore. Read more.
Open Engagement is proud to announce OE In Print, a publishing arm of the conference. Our first publication will be released in 2015. Learn more here.