Documents For: Arts and Culture

Night Group (weekly wednesday, for now)

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The Night Group is a group withing the Arts & Culture Group that meets around 8pm once a week on Wednesdays. It’s a less frequent group intended for individuals who cannot make it everyday and earlier in the day. We plan to sync up with the daily group every week provided there is cooperation from […]

Agenda & Minutes (Night Group, a less frequent meeting group)

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[Document created to help facilitate Weekly Wednesday Night Meetings 8pm) Agenda items will be posted before each meeting, and followed up with a link to meeting minute each particular meeting] 26.10.11 AGENDA ITEMS:  (for meeting on Wed. Oct. 26th @ 8pm) // MINUTES: (hasn’t happened) • Report backs aka “sync” w/ A&C Daily Meeting Group, […]

Occupy Museums New Statement (Working)

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UPDATE- we have decided to move this to a google doc so that people can edit at the same time! Make all changes HERE: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jzRZo7w_yQ7BqOaTTtv73eUQijI3F0c_bchLcEpxjhc/edit?hl=en_US Occupy Museums Week  2: This statement was agreed on by consensus (or it will be by the time we get to the museum).  In our occupation of museums, we are moving […]

Occupy Museums Statement October 20, 2011

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Occupy Museums!     Day  1: October 20, 2011 We gather here at the foot of the temple of the cultural elite. We see that the art establishment, with the museum as its pinnacle, resembles a pyramid scheme just like banks of Wall Street itself, where wealth and power flow up to the 1% We see that […]

Arts & Culture Resouces

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[These collaborative documents have been initiated to consolidate educational resources for the NYCGA Arts & Culture Committee. Resources will be grouped in sections. Please feel free to suggest sections not yet listed here and link to newly created pages!]   1. Reading List (docs): We are looking for titles to offer a kind of internal […]

Reading List (nightly group initiated)

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[This basic reading list initiated by A&C Wednesday Night Group on October 22, 2011. We are looking for titles to offer a kind of internal education on the relationships between art and activism inside the context of the Wall Street Occupation.] Alternative Art, New York, 1965-1985 : a cultural politics book for the Social Text […]

Responses to Americans for the Arts

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Dear Americans for the Arts: Thank you so much for your interest in the art and artists of #OccupyWallStreet, and the Arts and Culture Committee of the NYC General Assembly. We recognize the vital and important role that Americans for the Arts has played over the past half-century supporting art for all Americans. We applaud […]

Statement of Non-Cooptation (Draft)

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Note: WORKING DOCUMENT – Not approved by the GA and not Intended for Public Use proposed meeting to work on this document in person with the call to action working group on Tuesday, November 1st 8pm. Please confirm if that is a good time, or if the meeting should be changed. STATEMENT OF NON-COOPTATION Occupy […]

NYCGA Website Feature Request Document

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[This is a working document for the Arts and Culture Working Group to propose suggestions to the NYCGA.net website. Once completed it will be brought to the Working Group for Consensus and then presented to the Internet Working Group.] Additional Features: * Section within groups for Minutes/Agenda, Pending Proposals, Approved Proposals, GA Report Backs other […]

Questions from Americans for the Arts

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Request for info from Americans for the Arts. From Paul: “Americans for the Arts is the most powerful non-partisan/democratic arts/artists lobby in the US (“Americans for the Arts is the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts in America. With more than 50 years of service, we are dedicated to representing and serving local […]