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Issues in Curating Contemporary Art and Performance

Issues in Curating Contemporary Art and Performance

Author: Judith Rugg; Michele Sedgwick
Publisher: Bristol, UK : Intellect Books (uk), 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A distinguished group of artists, curators, and writers probe the changing face of curating in dance, the visual arts, film, and writing. They explore cutting-edge developments in electronic art, art/science collaboration, non-gallery spaces, and virtual fields in this essential read for scholars, curators, and art enthusiasts alike.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Rugg; Michele Sedgwick
ISBN: 9781841501628 184150162X
OCLC Number: 794929775
Target Audience: Tertiary/Undergraduate, Postgraduate, General.
Description: 272 pages : 40 halftones ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: 'The Curatorial Turn: From Practice to Discourse' - Page 13 - Paul O'Neill Chapter 2: 'Curatorial Strategy as Critical Intervention: The Genesis of Facing East' - Page 29 - Liz Wells Chapter 3: 'No Place like Home: Europa' - Page 45 - Sophia Phoca Chapter 4: 'Critical Spatial Practice: Curating, Editing, Writing' - Page 59 - Jane Rendell Chapter 5: 'Exhibitions and Their Prerequisites' - Page 77 - Chris Dorsett Chapter 6: 'Curating Doubt' - Page 91 - J.J. Charlesworth Chapter 7: 'A Parallel Universe: The "Women's" Exhibitions at the ICA, 1980, and the UK/Canadian Film and Video Exchange, 1998-2004' - Page 101 - Catherine Elwes Chapter 8: 'Thoughts on Curating' - Page 113 - Richard Hylton Chapter 9: 'Oscillating the "high/low" Art Divide: Animation in Museums and Galleries' - Page 131 - Suzanne Buchan Chapter 10: 'Generator: The Value of Software Art' - Page 147 - Geoff Cox Chapter 11: 'Who Makes Site-specific Dance? The Year of the Artist and the Matrix of Curating' - Page 163 - Kate Lawrence Chapter 12: 'The Movement Began with a Scandal' - Page 175 - Alun Rowlands
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Explores developments in electronic art, art/science collaboration, nongallery spaces, and 'virtual' fields. This volume examines issues surrounding the curation of art and performance exhibitions.  Read more...


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'Issues in Curating Contemporary Art and Performance addresses the growing body of work addressing curatorship as an activity that sits at the interstices of knowledge production and art practice. Read more...

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