Review of Jacques Ranciere’s The Emancipated Spectator
|Artist / Author||Dave Beech|
Feminist science fiction that anticipates a post-patriarchal future.
Works against the framing of black and brown bodies as sexualized, objectified, and abject, and offers multiple ways of thinking with and through sensation and aesthetics.
Part of the Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
Asks whether, and how, it is possible to re-appropriate pornography and think through it critically and creatively for a project of liberation.
A collection of historical essays, critical papers, case studies, interviews, and comments from scholars and practitioners that shed new light on the field of collaborative art.
How do artists respond to the question of collective survival in the face of crisis? Can writing articulate, subvert and test the ever-present question of the future in modes that are nonlinear, affective and even choreographic? What are our hopes, fears and desires?
Part of Library of Performing Rights (P3041).
The preeminent posthumanist shows how the history of Western civilization can be read as a suppression and return of rage.
A manifesto for the active and creative pedestrian – envisioning a walking that is neither a functional necessity (to shops, to work) nor a passive appreciation of (or complaint about) the urban environment.
The revival of documentary in art, considered in historical, theoretical, and contemporary contexts.
What is it that makes humans, human? As science and technology challenge the boundaries between life and non-life, between organic and inorganic, this ancient question is more timely than ever.
Examines five performance/artworks: The Artist is Present (2010) by Marina Abramović; The Deer Shelter Skyscape (2007) by James Turrell; CAT (1998) by Ansuman Biswas; Journey to the Lower World by Marcus Coates (2004); and the work with pollen by Wolfgang Laib.
Shows how contemporary art is a powerful yet largely unacknowledged player in the articulation of depression in Western culture, both adopting and challenging scientific definitions of the condition. Ross explores the ways in which contemporary art performs the detached aesthetics of depression, exposing the viewer's loss of connection and ultimately redefining the function of the image.
Complete archive of Tsitsopoulos' “Is Art Lonely?” project, including artist CV; video of performance at LADA; curatorial texts; drawings; Is Art Lonely? (video), video and photo documentation.
In glass cabinet.