Civic Actions: Artists' Practices Beyond the Museum
At a time of increasing inequality and social tension, what role can art play in bringing people together? Can artists working in public spaces and situations shift perceptions and attitudes? Does socially engaged practice inhibit artistic excellence?
Civic Actions: Artists’ Practices Beyond the Museum delves into these crucial questions, focusing on the intersection of social and public projects, and the possibilities of art practice in public space. This essential publication is international in focus and features a diverse range of high-profile artists, curators, academics and cultural practitioners from across Australia, the Asia-Pacific, Europe and North and South America, who work with communities in the public realm.
Edited by: Blair French, Anne Loxley
Ricky Maynard: Portrait Of A Distant Land | HC | MCA Catalogue
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Ricky Maynard has built a career photographing and documenting the histories of Indigenous communities, primarily in and around his home in Tasmania. To look at a photograph by Ricky Maynard is...
PRE-ORDER Doug Aitken: New Era | MCA | Author: Rachel Kent
PRE-ORDER now to avoid disappointment and we will send your items out to you when they arrive. Due to arrive at the end of September.Produced on the occasion of Doug Aitken’s major survey at the...
Art & Wonder: Young Children and Contemporary Art | MCA | Authors: Dr. Clare Britt & Amanda Palmer
How do young children bring meaning to and make meaning from contemporary art within a museum context? What potential might there be for creative reciprocity between artists and young children?...