LGBTQ Youth + Video Artivism: Arts-Based Critical Civic Praxis

  title={LGBTQ Youth + Video Artivism: Arts-Based Critical Civic Praxis},
  author={Mindi Rhoades},
  journal={Studies in Art Education},
  pages={317 - 329}
  • Mindi Rhoades
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Studies in Art Education
  • In 2005, digital media artist/activist Liv Gjestvang founded a nonprofit organization, Youth Video OUTreach (YVO), to teach lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning (LGBTQ) youth skills to create a documentary about their lives that could serve as a centerpiece for outreach and advocacy efforts by/for LGBTQ youth. While adult-initiated, the youths primarily drove the organization’s direction, goals, and outcomes. Youth Video OUTreach has combined key dimensions of critical civic… CONTINUE READING
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