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Art and Activism: Artist Talk with John Quigley

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Presented by University of Texas at Austin at Fleming Lecture Hall, Belo Center for New Media, Austin TX

Nov 28 2018
Art and Activism: Artist Talk with John Quigley

Exploring the Arctic Ocean artist John Quigley discusses his aerial art projects and considers the efficacy of activist art production.

John Quigley is an artist, producer, and activist. Working with environmental advocacy organizations, Quigley established the genre of aerial art as a “unique mix of human installation, aerial photography, and political activism.” Using materials as well as human bodies, Quigley directs the creation of large-scale patterns and images on land, which are fully revealed when seen from an aerial perspective. He has created more than 200 Aerial Art images involving over 200,000 people on seven

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