Exhibition - Whitechapel Series
This anthology provides a multi-vocal critique of the exhibition of contemporary art, bringing together the writings of artists, curators, and theorists. Collectively these diverse perspectives are united by the notion that although the focus for modernist discussion was individual works of art, it is the exhibition that is the prime cultural carrier of contemporaneity. The texts encompass exhibition design and form; exhibitions that are object-based, live, or discursive; projects that no longer rely on a physical space to be visited in person; artists' responses to being curated and their reflections on the potential of acting curatorially. Set against the rise of the curator as an influential force in the contemporary art world, this volume underlines the crucial role of artists in questioning and shaping the phenomenon of the exhibition.
Artists surveyed include: Rasheed Araeen, Art & Language, Martin Beck, AA Bronson, Daniel Buren, Graciela Carnevale, Andrea Fraser, Piero Gilardi, Liam Gillick, Hans Haacke, Huang Rui, Louise Lawler, Glenn Ligon, Matsazuwa Yutaka, Palle Nielsen, Helio Oiticica, Philippe Parreno, Raqs Media Collective, Ruangrupa, Katsuhiro YamaguchiWriters includeCatherine David, Alexander Dorner, Charles Esche, Patricia Falguieres, Elena Filipovic, Hou Hanru, Lucy R. Lippard, Miguel A. Lopez, Stuart Morgan, Moira Roth, Seth Siegelaub, Wan-kyung Sung, Peter Wollen"Author: Lucy Steeds
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