In this follow-up to his influential 2010 book, Dark Matter: Art and Politics in the Age of Enterprise Culture, Sholette engages in critical dialogue with artists’ collectives, counter-institutions, and activist groups to offer an insightful, firsthand account of the relationship between politics and art in neoliberal society.
Lonergan argues that social media is itself a performance space, analysing how it's used by both theatres and audiences and also in connection with each other.
What is the quality of participation in contemporary art and performance? Fair Play: Art, Performance and Neoliberalism explores this question through the work of important contemporary artists and organizations including Marcus Coates, Phil Collins, Jeremy Deller, Michael Landy, Grayson Perry, Rachel Whiteread, Lone Twin, Punchdrunk, Tate Modern and the National Theatre.
Projects a critical context around the Season of Media Arts in London March 2006 and provides another discursive dimension to the events of October 2005’s Open Season.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).