BANGKIT SAN FRANCISCO!

Bangkit/Arise is an international arts exchange and residency between artists from the San Francisco/Bay Area, USA and Yogyakarta Indonesia. The lead sponsoring organization for Bangkit/Arise is Clarion Alley Mural Project, based in San Francisco in collaboration with the Asian Art Museum Chong Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. The projects partners in Yogyakarta […]

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BANGKIT/ARISE Yogya Departure – San Francisco Arrival/Introduction

Bangkit/Arise is an international arts exchange and residency between artists from the San Francisco/Bay Area, USA and Yogyakarta Indonesia. The lead sponsoring organization for Bangkit/Arise is Clarion Alley Mural Project, based in San Francisco in collaboration with the Asian Art Museum Chong Moon Lee Center for Asian Art and Culture. The projects partners in Yogyakarta […]

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Dedication of 3 Murals – International Solidarity w/ Palestine

Please join Clarion Alley Mural Project on Sunday, October 14th at 2 PM on Clarion Alley for the dedication of three new murals in solidarity with Palestine: 1. The Will to Live – Arab Liberation Mural 2. Bangkit Palestine (Arise Palestine) 3. End Apartheid B.D.S. The Will to Live-Arab Liberation Mural celebrates tenacious Bay Area […]

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The Shoddy Journalism of Mission Local and CBS

UPDATE – October 13, 2018:  Mission Local has still not responded to CAMP’s requests to address the questions that we have posed regarding the publication’s reporting on CAMP, leaving readers/community members to believe that Mission Local does not have journalistic integrity.  Over the past month a story evolved in the press of a young artist […]

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Urip Iku Urup – Life Is a Flame To Enlighten (versi Bahasa Indonesian)

 “Urip Iku Urup” mengacu pada filosofi Jawa yang diajarkan oleh Sunan Kalijaga atau Sunan Kalijogo, seorang tokoh Wali Songo (orang-orang suci Islam di Indonesia) yang sangat dekat dengan Muslim di Jawa) karena kemampuannya untuk memasukkan pengaruh Islam ke dalam Tradisi Jawa. Keyakinannya adalah bahwa hidup itu seperti cahaya atau api yang seharusnya bermanfaat bagi […]

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Urip Iku Urup – Life Is a Flame To Enlighten

 “Urip Iku Urup” refers to the Javanese philosophy taught by Sunan Kalijaga or Sunan Kalijogo, a figure of Wali Songo (respected Islamic saints in Indonesia) who are closely related to Muslims in Java) because of its ability to incorporate Islamic influence into in the Javanese tradition. His belief was that life is like light or […]

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Kampung ke Kampus – Kampus ke Kampung (versi Bahasa Indonesian)

Pada fase pertama dari bagian Yogyakarta di perumahan Bangkit / Bangkit dan pertukaran mereda, saya bisa dengan jujur ​​mengatakan pengalaman telah jauh melebihi semua harapan. Semua seniman SF / Bay Area dan mitra CAMP Allison Wyckoff, Associate Director, Program Publik + Komunitas di Asian Art Museum San Francisco sangat berterima kasih atas kemurahan hati, kreativitas […]

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Kampung ke Kampus – Kampus ke Kampung

As the first phase of the Yogyakarta part of the Bangkit/Arise residency and exchange is winding down, I can honestly say the experience has far exceeded all expectations. All the SF/Bay Area artists and CAMP’s partner Allison Wyckoff, Associate Director, Public + Community Programs at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco are so grateful for the […]

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Bangkit/Arise Keluarga Besar (versi Bahasa Indonesia)

Bangkit/Arise adalah pertukaran dan pertukaran seni publik internasional pertama dan satu-satunya dari San Francisco Bay Area (mungkin Amerika Serikat) yang dikembangkan untuk menyertakan dan mendukung keluarga. Sementara co-direktur CAMP, Megan Wilson dan Christopher Statton pada awalnya tidak memahami Bangkit/Arise sebagai residensi dan pertukaran keluarga, struktur yang diperluas ini terbentuk melalui kurasi awal dan terus berkembang […]

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Bangkit/Arise Keluarga Besar

Bangkit/Arise is the first and only international public arts exchange and residency from the San Francisco Bay Area (possibly the United States) developed to include and support families. While CAMP co-directors Megan Wilson and Christopher Statton didn’t initially conceive of Bangkit/Arise as a residency and exchange inclusive of families, this expanded structure took shape through the […]

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Desa Panggungharjo! (bahasa Indonesian versi)

Bangkit / Arise membangun dan memperluas hubungan yang awalnya dikembangkan melalui CAMP pertama di San Francisco / Bay Area USA / Jogjakarta Indonesia seni publik dan pertukaran komunitas-residensi SamaSama / Bersama yang diluncurkan pada tahun 2003. Dalam mengembangkan kerangka kerja untuk penyelenggara proyek Bangkit / Arise Megan Wilson, Christopher Statton, Nano Warsono, dan Farhansiki (Farhan […]

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Desa Panggungharjo!

Bangkit /Arise is building on and expanding the relationships that were initially developed through CAMP’s first San Francisco/Bay Area USA / Jogjakarta Indonesia public art and community exchange-residency SamaSama/Together that was launched in 2003. In developing the framework for Bangkit/Arise project organizers Megan Wilson, Christopher Statton, Nano Warsono, and Farhansiki (Farhan was one of the original organizers, however, […]

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Semangat! Bangkit/Arise!

When Nano Warsono, Christopher Statton and I began working together three years ago to develop the title and theme Bangkit/Arise, we were thinking about the power of resilience and the belief that it is possible to rise together as a critical mass to demand and create a world rooted in compassion, justice, and equity. More […]

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Bangkit/Arise Yogyakarta Begins

CAMP’s international exchange and residency project with Yogyakarta Indonesia, Bangkit/Arise has begun. CAMP co-directors Megan Wilson and Christopher Statton arrived in Yogyakarta on July 26th to work with Yogyakarta artist and scholar Nano Warsono to prepare for the rest of the San Francisco/Bay Area crew to arrive on July 3rd: artists Shaghayegh Cyrous, Kevan Shovir, Jose […]

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Does the Art Belong to the Artist Anymore?

Censorship of Public Art in Northern California by Catherine Zhao Research paper for Dartmouth College What America was founded on and is the very basis of this country is freedom, especially the freedom of expression. Although we are allowed to talk freely about our dreams or practice our religions, the government still tends to suppress […]

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COH – STREET SHEET – The Art Issue – September 2017

Check out the September 2017 issue of the Coalition On Homelessness’ STREET SHEET: The Art Issue that features an interview with CAMP co-directors Megan Wilson and Christopher Statton. The issue also highlights COH’s Thirty Years of Resistance, stories and interviews with Hospitality House, Oree Originol, and Micah Bazant; Joe Billup’s “Resistance Through Art: Where It’s Been […]

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Support the Coalition On Homelessness Art Auction 17

Please come out to help support the Coalition On Homelessness at its Art Auction 17!! There will be lots of great artwork to purchase, including works by many of CAMP’s artists! Coalition On Homelessness: When: Thursday, September 14th from 5:30pm–10:00 pm Where: SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan St., San Francisco, CA 94103 Cost: Tickets start […]

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Art, politics and Instagram backdrops in San Francisco’s Clarion Alley

Peninsula Press BY LILA THULIN JULY 14, 2017 On Nov. 9, 2016, the day after the presidential election, 15 Bay Area artists-cum-activists sat down in a kitchen in San Francisco. Some of the younger ones, students at the San Francisco Arts Institute, struggled to find words to encompass their outrage and confusion over the election […]

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Contribute Artwork to Coalition On Homelessness Art Auction 17

ABOVE IMAGE: ArtAuction2015 Micah Bazant Marsha P. Johnson, 2015 Water Color / Digital Print ____________________________________________ COALITION ON HOMELESSNESS ART AUCTION 17 A Live & Silent Auction to benefit the work of the Coalition on Homelessness Thursday, September 14, 2017 SOMArts Cultural Center 934 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA Dear Artist and Advocate, On behalf of […]

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