Public Lecture: Emergent Technology as Art Practice and Public Art as Intervention, March 29

What: A free public lecture presented by Upgrade! San Francisco with artist John Craig Freeman When: Thursday, March 29th, 2012, 7–7:30pm, 7:30–9pm lecture Where: 934 Brannan Street (between 8th and 9th) How much:  Free admission, cash bar Whereas the public …

Guest Blog by Erica Gomez: The Spectacle in I Am Crime: Art on the Edge of Law

“Revolutionary artists are those who call for intervention; and who have themselves intervened in the spectacle to disrupt and destroy it.” — Guy Debord It never fails. It could be weeks after I’ve been to an exhibition when I find …


I Fought the Law: A Conversation with Artists & Attorneys

Tonight, 7–9pm, three exhibiting artists are matched with local attorneys who are experts in intellectual property, immigration, and criminal law to illuminate legal issues within their work.

Kenny Kong in The Ramp Gallery, March 12–April 2

What: Fortune and Funk by Kenny Kong Where: The Ramp Gallery When: March 12–April 2 Crafting stylized sculptures from both a traditional Chinese and an urban cultural heritage, Kenny Kong explores what it means to find one’s own culture by embracing another. The hybrid …


I Am Crime: Art on the Edge of Law

New exhibition showcases more than 30 artists and collectives that challenge, question or circumvent the law through their work, March 9–April 19.


Feast of Words: A Literary Potluck

Writer, performer, and Sister Spit veteran Ben McCoy presents new work on the evening’s theme “I Am Crime” on March 20th. Get your tickets in advance!

Crowd at ArtSpan's Great Auction

ArtSpan’s Benefit Art Auction

Saturday night you can bid on more than 150 original artworks by Bay Area artists in live and silent auctions to support ArtSpan’s many programs!


I Am Crime: Art on the Edge of Law Opening Reception

Join us for a first look at a new exhibition featuring 38 artists who challenge, question, or circumvent the law through their work, Thursday, March 8, 6–9pm.