Artists and cultural institutions are creating projects that push boundaries and stimulate new conversations around important social issues.
Often leveraging technology to develop new forms of artistic expression or drive engagement, these projects are designed to inspire audiences and make people question their relationship to the world around them.
- Bringing color and creative expression to unused space drives awareness.
- Pushing artistic boundaries in outdoor spaces invokes public or political conversation.
- Leveraging the audience as a part of interactive art allows communities to rally behind social issues.
60% of CEOs agree that creativity is the most important skill to have in a leadership role, followed by integrity and global thinking.
4x Students who study art are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement.
250million a year is the amount in federal funding for the arts and humanities, while the National Science Foundation is funded around $5 billion.
271million workers hold primary jobs in other sectors hold second jobs as artists.
59% of artists have Bachelors’ degrees or higher, compared to 31 percent of U.S. workers overall.
3.6x Artists are 3.6 times more likely to be self-employed than other workers.
Experiment in community and art explores artistic self-expression and celebrates all participants
Crowdsourced campaign allows musicians to reinterpret radio frequencies from space and transforms them into music
A game about the exploration of the universe
Site-specific photographic projects create a dialogue between residents and their environments
Art performance for the reconciliation process in Colombia
Queer muslim photo project builds acceptance and community