BOOK TALKS April-May 2022: The Art of Activism and the Activism of Art by Gregory Sholette

PAD/D (Political Art Documentation/Distribution) anti-gentrification stencil by Michal Anderson, 1984. GSholette archives. 



23 April 2022

Gregory Sholette will be part of  “Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities” Roundtable at Tufts University in Boston on April 23 (in person). 
This closing roundtable discussion will include Artists Call participants and key organizers, and exhibition co-curators, including: Lucy Lippard, Doug Ashford, Jerry Kearns, Dona Ann McAdams, Sabra Moore, Gregory Sholette, Josely Carvalho, and others.

Further information HERE. 


10 - 15 June 2022

Gregory will be giving workshop seminars, based on the topic of his new book, for the UNIDEE Residency Summer 2022: Sustaining Embedded Arts Practice (based at Cittadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto). 

Further information HERE.


20 - 24 June 2022

Gregory will be giving workshop seminars for Sirius Arts Center near Cork, Ireland, and will be in residence at Sirius from 22 May until 1 July 2022. 

Find out more about the SIRIUS Artist in Residence Programme HERE.



Venice based curator Marco Baravalle interviewed Gregory Sholette about 'The Art of Activism and the Activism of Art'. Tune in to the episode, 'NO LAND AHOY! DRIFTING CONVERSATIONS ON RADICAL ART', online HERE.

Gregory Sholette took part in the Villa Aurora & Thomas Mann House event entitled 'Fostering Trust: Innovative Ways for Cultural Institutions & Artists ~ Restoring Public Trust'. Introduced by Steven Levine. Re-watch the event HERE.  

Steven Levine, Thomas Mann House, LA, said: "I am deeply grateful for the way that you make sense  in a thrilling way of a half century of developments that I have lived through and even participated in as discrete events."


Find out more about Gregory Sholette's book HERE.