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Philosophy of Street Art

Art in and of the Street

Philosophy of Street Art Art in and of the Street | Events Calendar


Clinton Hill / Fort Green

Pratt Institute | 200 Willoughby Avenue

ALL EVENTS, INCLUDING THURSDAY NIGHT’S ARTIST PANEL WITH Q&A, ARE STILL TAKING PLACE DESPITE THE WEATHER. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

march 5, 6, & 7 in nyc

Philosophy of Street Art: Art in and of the Street is a conference made possible by generous donations from Pratt Institute, American Society for Aesthetics, and New York Institute of Philosophy. The three day conference will take place at Pratt Institute and NYU. Alison Young (University of Melbourne) is the keynote and an artist panel and discussion will feature ELBOW-TOE (Brian Adam Douglas), Leon Reid IV, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh, and HOTTEA.

The conference is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

For general inquires contact StreetArtConference@gmail.com.


Friday, March 6th

At Pratt Institute
Film/Video Building, Room 102

Session I 10:00-11:15am
Christiane Merritt (Washington University, St. Louis)
“Political Art and Street Art Definitions”

Session II 11:30-12:45pm
Shelby Moser (University of Kent)
“Street Art & Deception”

Session III 2:30-3:45pm
Roy T. Cook (University of Minnesota)
“The Lego Minifigure in Urban Art”

Session IV 4:00-5:15pm
Tony Chackal (University of Georgia)
“On The Illegality Condition in Street Art”
*Winner of the Graduate Student Travel Prize

Keynote Address 5:30-6:30pm

Professor Alison Young (University of Melbourne)
“Mainstreaming the Street: The Cultural Value of Illicit Street Art”


Saturday, March 7th

At New York University
5 Washington Place, 1st Floor Auditorium

Session V 10:00-11:15am
Christopher Nagel (University of Minnesota)
“Signature Counterexamples to the Institutional Theory of Art”

Session VI 11:30-12:45pm
Alison Lanier, Angela Sun, & Erich Hatala Matthes (Wellesley College)
“Saving the Writing on the Wall: Two Models for Street Art and its Preservation”

Session VII 3:00-4:15pm
Mary Beth Willard (Weber State)
“A Softer, Gentler Street Art: Two Incongruities of Yarn-bombing”

Session VIII 4:30-5:45pm
Sondra Bacharach (Victoria University)
“Domesticating the Streets: Feminist Street Art”