This open international summit brings together the leading protagonists and affiliates of the Arte Útil, to reflect upon the geneology of the movement, its influence to date and to plot its future course, particularly in relation to current social issues and urgencies.
This inaugural summit takes place in the shadow of the UK referendum decision to leave the European Union, the Spanish General Election and an emerging right-wing discourse that is infiltrating the traditional provinces of the left.
Pertinently, the 2016 Summit takes place at mima as we repurpose ourselves according to the criteria and methodologies of useology whilst being directly located in one of the most disenfranchised regions of the UK, noted for the strength of its support of an EU exit.
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Asociación de Arte Útil: The Arte Útil Summit 2016: Responding to Current Urgencies – Toolkit for an Institution