First published in OOMK, Lena Mohamed writes about her experience travelling from London to Chicago earlier this year to attend the Incite! Colour of Violence 4 conference, ‘Beyond the State: Inciting Transformative Possibilities’
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Over the next several months we are engaging the legacy of institutional critique, ongoing institutional and organizational experiments, and Gerald Raunig’s notion of ‘instituent practices’ understood as artistic and curatorial practices that “invent new forms of instituting.” Question include: How do artists and independent projects challenge, comply with, and sometimes imitate traditional institutional forms? Further, how should (self-initiated) organizations consider their own operational mechanisms in order to responsibly address the social, political and cultural fabric in which they operate?