PODCAST

The New Situationists: Podcast(s)

March 3 — Listen to The New Situationists Podcast(s): Isaac Cronin on thebrilliant.org!

EXHIBITION

The New Situationists

Mar 3 – Apr 28, The New Situationists is an exhibition and events series presenting work, influenced by ideas and practices made (un)popular by the Situationist movement.

BLOG

The New Situationists: Cyber-Exhibition curated by Extremely Good Shit

Extremely Good Shit to take over Pro Arts Blog in March and April with a cyber-exhibition, entitled The New Situationists/Limited Digital Edition Volume 1.

TALK

Double Trouble: Stephen Perkins & V. Vale (RE/Search)

March 31 – Stephen Perkins & V. Vale (RE/SEARCH) talk about the Bay Area counter-culture scene of the 80s and 90s.

GALLERY

New Situations: A Guided Audio Tour

April 1, 2017 — Come take a self-guided tour through the exhibition! Delight in equal parts counter-history, counter-institutionalization, and counter-spectacle. Listen to the situations. Hear about new situations and how they become -ists.

WORKSHOP

The New Situationists: Digital Frontiers: Dérive App

April 7 – Join us for the official reveal and celebration of the newly produced “Oakland Deck” on the Dérive app.

PERFORMANCE

The New Situationists: From Here

April 7 — In From Here, ReadyMaids explore the reclamation of the body in response to—and in resistance of—social expectation.

PERFORMANCE

The New Situationists: NASA, NorCal Artists Seeking America

April 7 — Artists Peter Foucault and Chris Treggiari are part of a special exploration program called NASA, NorCal Artists Seeking America.

PERFORMANCE

The New Situationists: Double Blind

April 8 — Double Blind (2017) is an interactive sculpture by the Finishing School.

FILM

The New Situationists: Keith Sanborn Presents

April 14 – Keith Sanborn presents selections from Viénet’s films, as well as several of his own short works

TALK

The New Situationists: Eddie Yuen & Kal Spelletich

April 15 — Eddie Yuen and Kal Spelletich will discuss the value of Situationism in the contemporary arts. The lessons learned, gained and lost…… Now what!?

PERFORMANCE

The New Situationists: Atypical BB-Q

April 15 — Join us outdoors at the Plaza for an atypical Saturday afternoon BB-Q with a robotic cooking apparatus made by Kal Spelletich.

WORKSHOP

The New Situationists: WE KNOW YOU ARE THERE

April 16 – WE KNOW YOU ARE THERE is an afternoon of informational discussion and interactive locative game project (LENS DRIFT) with media artists Molly Hankwitz and David Cox of San Francisco/Australia.

PERFORMANCE

The New Situationists: DEPARTMENT OF DREAMS, HOPES, AND FEARS

April 21 — The Department of Dreams, Hopes, and Fears will make Frank H Ogawa Plaza Great Again!

FILM

Craig Baldwin’s Tribulation 99 and Lecture Orphan Morphin’

April 21 — Craig Baldwin’s Tribulation 1999 in 16mm, co-presented by Canyon Cinema. Craig Baldwin in person talkin’ Orphan Morphin’

PUBLIC PROGRAMS

Eco-Arts Reading Festival

April 22 – In celebration of Earth Day, join us for the Eco-Arts Reading Festival – one-day event featuring local writers and artists from 1:00 – 4:00pm.

PERFORMANCE

The New Situationists: WIGband does Earth Day 2017

April 22 — WIGband, feminist art cabaret, fronted by Johanna Poethig and Barbara Golden, present new relevant material.

PERFORMANCE

The New Situationists: ECONOMUSIC: KEEPING SCORE

April 22 — A special presentation of this neoDadaist production, in which Bogad converts socioeconomic data into music and performs it with the help of the audience.

PERFORMANCE

The New Situationists: Is There Love in the Telematic Embrace?

April 26 – For Administrative Professionals’ Day, Si-si Dance & Performance Art Project performs a choreographed, flag-bearing walk and psychogeographical dance from Pro Arts to Uber HQ

EXHIBITION

Everyone is Hypnotized: Artists Dérive the Bay Area

Friday, May 5 – Join us for the opening reception of “Everyone is Hypnotized” curated by the Oakland-based team, Gipe + Tell.