What can we do when arms manufacturers sponsor museums and some of the world's most valuable artworks are used as a fictional currency in a global futures market that has nothing to do with the works themselves? Can we distinguish between creativity and the digital white noise that bombards our everyday lives?
Examining the opportunities presented by the real-time generation of new, relatively unregulated content online, this publication evaluates the prominent role that new media has come to play in artistic practices – and social movements – in the Arab world today.
Part of the Study Room Guide on Live Art and Displacement (P3107).
Artist/Author: Patrick Ireland, Joan Fowler | Reference: A0453 | Type: Article
CIRCA (Contemporary Visual Culture in Ireland), Patrick Ireland, Joan Fowler: irish exhibition of living art, literature, installation. See also, Brutal Silences Study Room Guide, catalogue ref. no. P1661.
Chinese edition of Butt’s book addressing issues of the ‘performing’ of art’s histories; the consequences for criticism of embracing boredom, distraction and other ‘queer’ forms of (in)attention; and the importance of exploring writerly process in responding to aesthetic experience. Language: Chinese only
Artist/Author: Bobby Baker | Editor: Michelle Barrett / Bobby Baker | Reference: P1051 | Type: Publication
An account of Bobby Baker's career by Adrian Heathfield, Marina Warner, Geraldine Harris, Helen Iball, Elaine Aston, Roy Foster, Michelle Barrett, Griselda Pollock, (Inc. info on Central St Martins, 'How to Live', 'Diary Drawings'). This item is part of the Study Room Guide in Search of a Documentology by Marco Pustianaz (P1115)
This item is part of the 'Glimpses of before: 1970s UK Performance Art' Study Room Guide by Helena Goldwater (P2497)