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30 Mar 2005
Community + Communication in Modern art
What makes this book interesting and important is that it also tries to frame and contextualize European examples of dialogical and socially engaged art, which is not so much the case with for instance, Miwon Kwon and Lacys: "Mapping the terrain" who mainly have an American outlook. This could be expanded upon to include other parts of the world. The Author Grant H. Kester, claimes that the most interesting and innovative art is made outside the museum and conventional galleries, in dialogical community practices -and on this i tend to agreee. How to establish a critical framework for these practices, which include, Wochenclausur and Stephen Willats, superflex and others is also a concern, and the discussions are well informed and precise.
This is my current reading, and I will be back with a full review

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A seminar and exhibition organized by Ulrike Solbrig, Åsa Sonjasdotter and Nis Rømer, in Sparwasser, Berlin, August 2007.

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Gardending Superfund Sites is an art project that fosters discourse around the issues of nature preservation, industry, and activism. Information and workshops with students and community groups to create a call to action to high tech industries to take responsibility for their actions.
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