There is no lack of art which challenges existing conditions and makes propositions for new ways of living and working together – yet all too often these practices are strictly supported and celebrated in the realm of programming, while our institutions neglect to learn from the radical practices that they propose.
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Celeste Wilson considers the Alternative Art School Fair hosted by Pioneer Works, a weekend focused on discussing what exactly “school,” “community,” and “success” really mean.
How does a forum such as Common Field compromise its capacity to be a critical body by not insisting on holding the space for open-ended struggle?
Why is that dialogue lacking? Is it lacking, or is it relative? You can’t critique…when there are so few ways to hold space for those words.
We argue for an expansion of partisan publications: to propose, articulate, advance, and defend certain ideas about what art is or could be, or what the art world is and, we believe, should be….
by Patricia Margarita Hernandez & Natalia Zuluaga Part A. The Set Up, A Pitch. The 2008 crash forced Contemporary Art..
USSR = Soviets + Electricity _____————--V.I. Lenin As organizers and administrators in the art field, we develop projects to..
I’ve spent the past few years looking closely at spaces that many would consider wastelands: vacant lots, highway medians, post-industrial..