Sumugan Sivanesan writes on Jonas Staal’s recent Phd defense and his use of organizational forms to generate controversy, critique and alternative political imaginaries.
Tag Archives: Instituent Practices
Dallas-based ‘social sculpture’ and experimental art space Ash Studios went to trial opposing occupancy restrictions for DIY spaces facing increasing closures in the city. Ashley Jones recaps the trial and the implications of its outcome.
Gotong Royong’s focus on ‘togetherness’ may harken current moments of collective resistance, but it can also be read as a reaction to earlier Polish leftist avant-garde artists…
Museums were trapped. Artists were trapped. Nonprofits were trapped. Social entrepreneurs were trapped. This feeling was one of the major sparks for the Occupy Movement…
Provoked by the discontent over the current state of collections and collecting practices, Collection Collective proposes an alternative model in which the artists and cultural workers themselves could safeguard, determine and benefit from a collectively owned and managed art collection.
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.