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, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Carnegie Museum of Art. Open Engagement is a free conference that will take place April 17-19, 2015. Learn more.
You are invited to contribute to Open Engagement by submitting your proposals for projects, performances, tours, interventions, presentations, or panel ideas within one of our submission categories. Click here to learn more and submit.
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.
Our blog publishing project from 2014 is still available for viewing in the archive. Click here to read posts from the OE community.