Has economics become the dominant mode of artistic action of our time? From Sotheby’s and e-flux, to W.A.G.E. and Free Cooper Union, the market, protest movements, and the model of the artist-as-entrepreneur threatens to overwhelm art’s social and aesthetic aims.
Unstable States, New Constitutions
Over the next year we will pursue parallel narratives under the framework Unstable States, New Constitutions in our first long term feature. Through this itinerary we aim to study our increasingly global instability as a method of learning and unlearning the present and gather the constellations and speculative forms rising from this constant state of crisis. We ask: Can this unprecedented moment of dissolution also be an opportunity for rearticulation and rearrangement?