Using the recently published anthology Avant-Garde Museology as its launching point, the symposium “Avant Museology” began its two–city, two–weekend run on November 11th and 12th at the Brooklyn Museum. The expansive conference of thirteen rigorous and engaging presentations considered early Soviet attempts to use museums to craft a “better, more evolved human being” by making them more reflective of all aspects of life, in content and form.
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Who are the artists that consider themselves part of contemporary artist-run culture? What is the public purpose for our work? How are we organized?
How can I, a thirty year old artist who is surrounded by unemployment, soaring rents and a graduating class of 100,000 creative debtors each year in this nation, dream about belonging to one neighborhood for life?
Project Row Houses is a non-profit arts organization established by African-American artists and community activists in Houston’s Third Ward.