The Liberated Arts Collective, 2016

The Liberated Arts Collective (LAC), formed in early 2016, is a collaboration between formerly incarcerated people serving term-to-life sentences, teachers, artists and writers. LAC members are invested in art as a tool for personal and community liberation, cultural expression and social change. Through art and radio journalism, LAC members shared their stories and wisdom with […]

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Reflections on Social Practice and the Formation of the Liberated Arts Collective

By Veronique d’Entremont _______________________________________________________________________________ When I was notified that I had been nominated for a Social Practice Art (SPArt) grant in Fall of 2015, I was in Boston teaching a class in Community-Based Art Education at Massachusetts College of Art. My nomination was due in large part to my 3+ years of collaboration with the […]

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