Contributors

Part One - The Commons: Redistribution of Resources and Power


Introduction


Therese Quinn: Introduction to Part I: Yours as Much as Mine

Therese Quinn teaches and writes about the arts and public education. She is Chair and Associate Professor of Art Education at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Email: therese.quinn@gmail.com

Quinn links:

Academia.edu
http://saic.academia.edu/ThereseQuinn

The Other Eye
http://therese-othereye.blogspot.com



Essays


David Darts, Justseeds: An Artists' Cooperative

Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative is a decentralized network of 26 artists from the U.S., Canada, and Mexico who are committed to making print and design work that reflects a radical social, environmental, and political stance.

Justseeds links:

Justseeds
http://www.justseeds.org


David Darts
is Chair of the Department of Art and Art Professions at New York University.

Darts links:

David Darts Faculty Page
http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/faculty_bios/view/David_Darts

Art Meets Technology
http://blogs.nyu.edu/blogs/dbw1/ataglance/2011/02/art_meets_technology_in_david.html



Kevin Tavin, Heidi Cody: Letters to the World and the ABCs of Visual Culture

Heidi Cody is an artist and Professor at Pacific Northwest College of Art in Portland, Oregon.

Cody links:

Heidi Cody
heidicody.com


Kevin Tavin
is an Associate Professor of Art Education at The Ohio State University. Email: tavin.1@osu.edu

Tavin links:

Kevin Tavin Faculty Page
https://arted.osu.edu/people/tavin




K. Wayne Yang, Kutiman: It's the Mother of All Funk Chords

Kutiman (Ophir Kutiel, born 1982) is a musician, composer, producer and animator from Israel. His online music video project ThruYOU, mixed from samples of YouTube videos, received more than 10 million views between 2009 and 2010.

Kutiman links:

Kutiman Mixes—Thru You
http://thru-you.com/#/intro/

Kutiman’s YouTube Channel
http://www.youtube.com/profile?feature=iv&user=kutiman&annotation_id=annotation_250471

Kutiman’s “Thru Jerusalem” Turns Tour of Holy City Into Beautiful Music (Wired) http://www.wired.com/underwire/2011/06/kutiman-thru-jerusalem/

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kutiman


K. Wayne Yang
is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of California San Diego (UCSD). Email: kwayne@ucsd.edu

Yang links:

Weighting For Lefty
http://www.villagevoice.com/2007-04-17/nyc-life/weighting-for-lefty/

Open Letter from Professor Yang
http://stopracismucsd.wordpress.com/2010/02/23/open-letter-from-prof-yang/

Teacher as Warrior-Scholar Commencement Speech
http://gse.berkeley.edu/admin/publications/bulletin/teacherwarriorscholar.pdf




Nato Thompson, ToroLab: Border Research Gone Molecular

ToroLab was founded in 1995 by Raúl Cárdenas Osuna in Tijuana BC, Mexico. It is a collective workshop/laboratory of contextual studies that identifies situations or phenomena of interest for research.

Torolab links:

Website
http://torolab.org/

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torolab


Nato Thompson
is a writer and curator who currently works as Chief Curator at the New York public art organization Creative Time.

Thompson links:

Creative Time
http://creativetime.org/about/staff.html

International Geographic: Interview with Nato Thompson—Art:21 blog
http://blog.art21.org/2009/01/31/international-geographic-interview-with-nato-thompson/




Romi Crawford, Mequitta Ahuja: Afro-Galaxy

Mequitta Ahuja makes large works on canvas and paper. Her work has been exhibited across the U.S. as well as in Paris, Brussels, Berlin, Dubai, and India.

Ahuja links:

Website
http://www.automythography.com/

Artist Talk at Brooklyn Museum
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/feminist_art_base/gallery/Mequitta.php?at


Romi Crawford
is Assistant Professor of Literature, Africana, and Visual Critical Studies in the Liberal Arts Department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Email: rcrawf@saic.edu

Crawford links:

Faculty profile
http://www.saic.edu/gallery/saic_profile_faculty.php?type=Faculty&alpha=C&album=673




Edie Pistolesi, Emily Jacir: The Intersection of Art and Politics

Emily Jacir was born in Bethlehem, grew up in Saudi Arabia, went to high school in Italy, and received her university degrees in the United States. She currently lives and works in Ramallah and New York.

Jacir links:

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emily_Jacir

Alexander and Bonin Gallery
http://www.alexanderandbonin.com/artists/jacir/jacir.html

Institute for Middle East Understanding
http://imeu.net/news/article003424.shtml


Edie Pistolesi
is an art professor at California State University, Northridge. Email: edie.pistolesi@csun.edu

Pistolesi links:

Art Class Creates Anti-War Display
http://www.studentsforacademicfreedom.org/news/1176/CSUNArtClassAntiWarDisplay102805.htm

Students Create a Work of Art for the Talk Turkey Exhibit
http://www.flickr.com/photos/40042480@N08/sets/72157622871194744/with/4132502022/




Kryssi Staikidis, Paula Nicho Cúmez: Crossing Borders

Paula Nicho Cúmez is a Maya Kaqchikel painter and a founding member of the Maya Kaqchikel Women’s painting collective of San Juan de Comalapa, Guatemala.

Cúmez links:

Arte Maya Tz’utuhil
http://www.artemaya.com/thumpnc.html


Kryssi Staikidis
is Associate Professor of Art and Design Education at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. Email: kstaikidis@niu.edu

Staikidis links:

Faculty page
http://art.niu.edu/art-and-design-education/kryssi-staikidis.html




Nicolas Lampert, Rafael Trelles: Cleaning Up the Stain of Militarism

Rafael Trelles is a Puerto Rican painter, drawer, performer, urban artist, and creator of installations. He lives and works in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Email: rafaeltrelles@gmail.com

Trelles links:

Rafael Trelles
http://www.rafaeltrelles.com/

Bienvenidos al Website Oficial de Rafael Trelles
http://www.rafaeltrelles.com/espanol/index.html

Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafael_Trelles


Nicolas Lampert is a Milwaukee/Chicago based interdisciplinary artist and author. Collectively, he works with the Justseeds Artists’ Cooperative (www.justseeds.org).

Lampert links:

Artist Website
http://www.machineanimalcollages.com/




Chapters


Doug Blandy, Experience, Discover, Interpret, and Communicate: Material Culture Studies and Social Justice in Art Education

Doug Blandy is Associate Dean/Director of the Arts and Administration Program in the School of Architecture and Allied Arts at the University of Oregon.

Blandy links:

Faculty Profile
http://aad.uoregon.edu/faculty/dblandy




Dipti Desai and Elizabeth Koch, Educational Crisis: An Artistic Intervention

Dipti Desai is Associate Professor and Director of the Art Education Program at New York University. Email: dd25@nyu.edu

Desai links:

Faculty Biography
http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/faculty_bios/view/Dipti_Desai

Faculty Profile
http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/profiles/faculty/dipti_desai


Elizabeth Koch
is a fourth grade teacher at Public School 3, New York, NY. Elizabeth can be reached at: BethMK@gmail.com




Robert W. Sweeny and Hannah Johnston, Social Media/Social Justice: The (Creative) Commons and K-12 Art Education

Robert W. Sweeny is Associate Professor of Art and Art Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Email: sweeny@iup.edu

Sweeny links:

Faculty Profile
http://www.iup.edu/page.aspx?id=94233

Blog
http://naea.typepad.com/dvc/


Hannah Johnston
is an art teacher at Columbia Heights Educational Campus in Washington, DC. Email: hannah.liz12@gmail.com

Johnston links:

Faculty Affiliation
http://checdc.org/