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.
Tag Archives: Instituent Practices
Considering what power does to ‘reality’, this three-part text aims to consider instituent practices by artists and organisations as they seek not to just represent the real, but actively to (re)make it.
Kayla Anderson interrogates artist residencies that pose as experimental-community-think-tanks and how artists may collectively shape a new ethics towards our respective communities.
In a place like Bucharest that lacks institutional infrastructure, questions of ‘instituent practices’ and care have inherently been located at the core of their existing and functioning systems.
Sumugan Sivanesan writes on Jonas Staal’s recent Phd defense and his use of organizational forms to generate controversy, critique and alternative political imaginaries.
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.