Editor James McAnally considers the reemergence of the alternative space as a potential community past captial in this essay commissioned for PHONEBOOK 4, published by Threewalls.
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In response to a panel on Growth, Sustainability & Ethics at the Superscript conference, James McAnally asks if the economics of arts publishing perpetuate the exclusions in the art world.
Can we be both critically and socially engaged? James McAnally addresses the critical and political implications of writing about socially engaged art.
This ‘social response’ will consider Open Engagement’s vision, history, and reception, as well as offer a critical response to the 2015 edition, with a goal of exploring a new form of critical writing around socially engaged practices that emphasizes the complex, embedded and decentered dialogues around the work.