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Arte Util: Art and Wednesday Evening

arte util: It's not just about poster-making to create awareness about an issue, but you want people to think of other ways to implement new solutions for our problems, said Bruguera, who will give a free public talk Wednesday evening at OCAD's McCaul St. campus about arte util useful art a movement she founded to harness art's potential to shift perspectives and bring about social, political and cultural change, according to Toronto Star. I want to do art where people are part of the process, and not just a passive audience, but sitting at the table. To the renowned Cuban-American performance and installation artist, art is the impetus for social change, whether the issue is anti-immigration backlash, poverty, gender inequality, racism or global warming. Article Continued Below Read more Migrant worker use art to protest for rights, recognition, permanent status Asian OCAD student's mock resum forces other to see who I am' react-empty 174 Bruguera, a daughter of a diplomat, is no stranger to controversy. In Queens, N.Y., she started Immigrant Movement International, a multimedia project sparked by her spending a year in 2011 with five immigrants and their children. She was arrested by Cuban authorities for planning a public performance that left an open microphone to fellow Cubans to let them express their thoughts after the U.S. resumed its diplomatic ties with the nation in 2014. ( As reported in the news.