Ahead of its ten year anniversary and impending reopening, Eastside Projects Director Gavin Wade speaks with The Luminary caretaker (and Temporary editor) James McAnally on the Birmingham-based artist run multiverse’s compelling vision of an intuitive arts institution, the urgencies of independent arts organizing post-Brexit, and how art offers space for reflection, speculation, and action upon our complex present.
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Casco Director Binna Choi and Temporary editor James McAnally consider what an art institution for the commons consists of, new habits of working together within and beyond institutions, and how Casco, among an expanding network of commoners, could contribute to collective actions in order to radically change our way of working and living.
James McAnally surveys the new Museum of Capitalism in Oakland and proposes a new ethics of the institution after capitalism.
Other Russias is a visual account of Russia in the Putin years by artist and activist Victoria Lomasko.
Citizen Artist St. Louis is a non-partisan initiative of St. Louis-based artists, organizers, and civically engaged individuals and organizations working together to ensure that arts and culture, and the values of these constituents are considered in St. Louis politics and policy-making.
What Time Is It? It’s Nation Time.
James McAnally writes an experimental elegy of alternative spaces that have closed or transitioned over the past year-plus.