This publication charts very different tactics and strategies, written by practitioners from all over the world, mapping the broad field of engaged art and artistic activism in our times. Essays by Stephen Duncombe & Steve Lambert, Alanna Lockward, Florian Malzacher, Chantal Mouffe, Gerald Raunig and Jonas Staal.
Artists’ work and critical texts.
Festival Programme for the 20th edition. Two performance programmes in folder.
Illuminates ways of devising more socially, economically, and ecologically just versions of now.
Living as Form grew out of a major exhibition at Creative Time in New York City. Like the exhibition, the book is a survey of more than 100 projects that use aesthetics to affect social dynamics.
Article asking whether art circulates beyond the sphere of the art world.
Part manifesto and part reference guide: brings together ten grassroots groups and dozens of artists and activists from around the world.
This documentary features the politically engaged con artists known as the Yes Men, who stage elaborate hoaxes to expose corporate malfeasance using guerrilla tactics. Among the stunts are promises to pay restitution to local citizens while impersonating executives from corporations like Dow — whose explosion contaminated an Indian village — and BP. They also pose as representatives from Haliburton and introduce the SurvivaBall, an inflatable orb designed to withstand catastrophe.
Accompanies the exhibit at MASS MoCA and serves as a user’s guide to art that is exciting, provocative, unexpected, inspiring (artistically and politically).
This item is part of the Study Room Guide: A Bi(bli)ography of Insurrectionary Imaginati by John Jordan (P0793)
On the strategy of subversive affirmation in current media activist projects (including some examples from the field of contemporary performance.
Part of the Performing Action, Performing Thinking edition.
In Slovenian and English.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (LPR) (P3041).