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SEA Change Film Series Kicks Off This Month

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A three-part film series designed to build awareness around socially engaged art screens at venues in St. Petersburg, Tampa, and Sarasota is beginning this month.

Organized by SEA Change, a volunteer group of artists and curators dedicated to building awareness and support for socially engaged art practices in the Bay area, the series will promote discussion and share selected short episodes from Art21 and A Blade of Grass: FIELDWORKS education series, each profiling different artists’ work for social change.

Events take place on Sept. 28, Oct. 18, and Nov. 7 at the following venues:

 

POWER + PRESENCE

Profiling artists working in and with communities to elevate visibility of the unrepresented, creating portraits and spaces for agency, well-being, growth and transformation.

Thursday, Sept 28 from 6:30 – 8pm

Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, 255 Beach Drive NE

FREE with $5 Museum admission

 

VALUE + VOICE

Featuring artists collaborating with marginalized populations to provide a platform for expanding their voices and representation in addressing social issues and affecting change in their own lives.

Wednesday, October 18 from 6:30 – 8pm

Tempus Projects, 4636 N Florida Ave, Tampa

FREE admission (donations welcome)

 

ACCESS + MOBILITY

Highlighting artists working in the public sphere to provide agency and access to basic human needs and resources through mobile means.

Thursday, November 7 from 6:30 – 8pm

Ringling College of Art and Design, 2700 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

FREE admission (donations welcome)

 

Screenings of FIELDWORKS are made possible by A Blade of Grass, a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing socially engaged art. Events are produced in collaboration with Art21, Inc., a non-profit contemporary art organization serving artists, students, teachers, and the general public worldwide.

About SEA Change:

SEA Change (Socially Engaged Art for Social Change) is a volunteer group of artists and curators dedicated to building awareness and support for socially engaged art practices in the Tampa Bay area. Through partnerships and education, we aim to broaden public experience and understanding of the arts as a catalyst for social change. For more information, please visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/seachangetampabay.

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