Steve Lambert

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Steve Lambert

Steve Lambert has worked alongside artists and activists in 15 countries on 4 continents helping them to effect power. Trained in the arts, he is known for large scale, public projects that engage new audiences on difficult topics through the social science of comedy, games, theater, and democratic participation.

Lambert is the co-founder and co-director of the Center for Artistic Activism, a research and training institute to help activists be more creative and artists to be more effective.

As an artist, Lambert’s work has been shown everywhere from art galleries to protest marches to Times Square, both nationally and internationally, featured in four documentary films, and over two dozen books, and collected by museums and The Library of Congress. Lambert has presented at the United Nations several times. His research is included in a United Nations report on the impact of advertising on cultural rights and the basis of a book on popular understandings of capitalism.

He is Associate Professor of New Media at SUNY Purchase College.

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Recent Activity

Open Call: Decompression Gathering Summer Camp 2018 May 16, 2018

Open Call: Decompression Gathering Summer Camp 2018

I’ll be hosting this residency at the Corniolo Art Platform​ this summer. More info and application Practicing Decompression

Cancel the Apocalypse at Re:Publica April 30, 2018

Cancel the Apocalypse at Re:Publica

I’ll be giving a Keynote at Re:Publica in Berlin. I believe all the talks at Re:Publica are live-streamed

March 26, 2018

ABC’s The MIX

THE MIX on Australian TV did a short segment on my work. You can watch the video on

Artist Talk at State Library Victoria March 11, 2018

Artist Talk at State Library Victoria

I’ll be speaking with Emily Sexton at the State Library Victoria in Melbourne. 20 March 2018, 6:30pm–7:30pm Free

Artnet Op-Ed: Why Facebook Is a Waste of Time—and Money—for Arts Nonprofits February 25, 2018

Artnet Op-Ed: Why Facebook Is a Waste of Time—and Money—for Arts Nonprofits

I published a short Op-Ed for Artnet based on writing I did at the C4AA.org site and the

Melbourne Festival of Live Art hosts Capitalism Works For Me! True/False January 19, 2018

Melbourne Festival of Live Art hosts Capitalism Works For Me! True/False

We’re building a third version of the Capitalism Works For Me! True/False sign to tour Melbourne (and hopefully