Meeting Minutes: Feb 20, 2012

Meeting Minutes
Monday February 20, 2012

Minutes by: Antonio
Attendees: Eric (@recodebarcode), Paul (@artforhumans), Mark, Antonio (@antonioserna), Adrian (@adrian)

Report backs

1. Adrian says we got an email from the tech Tech team saying we need minutes up online. Tech team will use the blog for the news to feed into occupywallstreet.net

2. Paul says Occupy with Art has several projects coming to life- Occupy! low-lives in 12 countries March 3rd.//Wall Street to Main Street WS2MS.  March 17 launch through May. Also working with Mark Read – The Illuminator. – instant cinema, and Arts & Culture Space team - meeting for multipurpose space. Business plan. Structures discussed. Hyperallergic exhibition coming up, and also applying for a space at Recess: re-imagining art space for the 99%, and RevGames coming to do past videos pre-sept 17th.

Antonio- clarification question: what about calendar/reservation tool, still no access/info on calendar for Hyperallergic space use, i.e google embedded calendar created by Adrian.

Paul- Still working to sinc this to HA reservation tool.

Antonio- I’m super busy right now, but for the sake of transparency,  I can offer list the calendar events if you can just set me up to receive reservation info.

3. Eric – Occutour- raids and evictions in Pittsburgh and buffalo put a downer on the CccuTour.

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Meeting Minutes February 9th, 2012

Arts & Culture
Meeting Minutes
Thursday February 9, 2012

minutes by
Antonio (@antonioserna) -Announcment/Reportbacks
Imani (@imani) – Agenda

attendees:
Imani (@imani), Chris Cobb, Antonio (@antonioserna), Max (Occupy Town square), Joe (facilitation), Emma, Adrian (@adrian), Eric (@recodebarcode), Lynn (@boolynn)

Announcements/Reportbacks
Agenda:

I. Organizational
- A&C email issues
- Hyperallergic scheduling proposal
- Occupy Town Square announcement
- Tech Ops/ Projects listing announcement
II. Space use at Hyperallergic (for SHARE OWS)
III. Art and The Commons

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Minutes Monday February 6, 2012

Arts & Culture – Meeting Minutes
Monday February 6th, 2012

Minutes by Chris Cobb

Antonio @antonioserna, leora, deirdre (@dday), chris, james @jamesfredericrose, eric (@recodebarcode), maria (@maria)

(The meeting started with just a few people so the discussion was very informal and people came later so the minutes reflect the casualness of the conversation.)

I. reportbacks /announcements/agenda

Leora – facilitation saftey vests made, had help from screen printing guild and they used them and they worked at the occupy town square at washington square park vests were given to occupy town square – max or Cynthia – violence /nonviolence issues are a dealbreaker for a lot of people

Deidre said they want to make buttons that say OWS nonviolent so people can tell who is who in some visual way including at the town square so they need help to make the buttons and distribute them or try to figure out a way to distinguish between violent and non violent protesters, noted that in DC (January 17 – Occupy DC) mostly white guys were like anarchists baiting the cops and saying”fuck you” to them etc.Trying deliberately to provoke, party atmosphere which seemed really risky and irresponsible

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Share OWS

SHARE OWS is a new program from OWS Arts Network that facilitates the sharing of content being produced within the OWS movement. What does that mean? Anyone working within OWS/NYCGA is free to re-circulate art, writing, photography, poetry, and other content produced within the OWS movement and for the movement. Read more about it here.

We need your help: If you are a member of a working group, collective, affinity group, or thematic group within OWS/NYCGA, please contact us so we can add you the SHARE OWS list: nycga-arts-and-culture-org@googlegroups.com or reach out to Arts & Culture on the A&C Forum or the 917 Wall Street Arts Forum. You can also help by spreading the word about this program and asking other groups to participate!