Can we be both critically and socially engaged? James McAnally addresses the critical and political implications of writing about socially engaged art.
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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.
Temporary has organized a social response to the expansive and complex State of the Art exhibition at Crystal Bridges, which will invite the exhibition’s curators, participating artists and a call for critics and audiences to respond to the show through a continually evolving text.