Robby Herbst is an interdisciplinary artist, an organizer, and critical writer. He develops (and participates) in large and small platforms that engage creatively with forms of dissidence.
Politics, language, ideology: the ways it manifest in bodies as expression, movement, history, and action.
New New Games website
is live with information available on the entire New New Games project and the upcoming June events
The Llano Del RIo Collective
has announced the release of its 5th free guide to Los Angeles, a commission from artist Rosten Woo called Power Points.
The Power Points guide offers its users a group of exercise helping them visualize their evolving relationships within partisan, issues based, strategic campaigns. For this guide Artist Rosten Woo transcribed the Power Analysis tool developed by the South Los Angeles based community organization SCOPE (Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education) as a commission for the Llano Del Rio Collective. The guide asks its user to name and frame a cause they are committed to, and then provides them with activities to help map strategic relationships, allies and antagonists. Additionally in Power Points, Woo discusses the historic development of power analysis mapping from Saul Alinsky to SCOPE founder Anthony Thigpenn. The Power Points guide is best experienced as an active process, by working through the exercises Woo provides inside. Power Points will be helpful to anyone considering embarking on a political campaign or immersed in one.
Check out Llano's website for more detail on how to get a free copy.
An Exhibition and Event Series About The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements
Organized by Daniel Tucker, “Organize Your Own: The Politics and Poetics of Self-Determination Movements”
, is a multi-city exhibition and event series to take place in Philadelphia at Kelly Writers House (January 14 – February 17, 2016) and Chicago at The Averill and Bernard Leviton Gallery (March 3 – April 9, 2016), with events taking place in both cities throughout the exhibitions. Organize Your Own is an exhibition and event series featuring new work by contemporary artists and poets that responds to archival materials related to the history of white people organizing their own working-class white neighborhoods in Philadelphia (the October 4th Organization) and Chicago (the Young Patriots Organization) in keeping with the mandate from the Black Power movement to “organize your own” community against racism.