Posts Tagged: contemporary art

Titanium Motherships of the New Economy

“Titanium Motherships of the New Economy: Museums, Neoliberalism and Resistance.” In Imagining Resistance, Keri Cronin and Kirsty Robertson, eds. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011, pp. 197-214. This chapter examines the contradictory role of museums as showcases of cultural capitalism, but

Titanium Motherships of the New Economy

“Titanium Motherships of the New Economy: Museums, Neoliberalism and Resistance.” In Imagining Resistance, Keri Cronin and Kirsty Robertson, eds. Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2011, pp. 197-214. This chapter examines the contradictory role of museums as showcases of cultural capitalism, but

Imagining Resistance

Imagining Resistance: Visual Culture and Activism in Canada offers two separate but interconnected strategies for reading alternative culture in Canada from the 1940s through to the present: first, a history of radical artistic practice in Canada and, second, a collection

Imagining Resistance

Imagining Resistance: Visual Culture and Activism in Canada offers two separate but interconnected strategies for reading alternative culture in Canada from the 1940s through to the present: first, a history of radical artistic practice in Canada and, second, a collection

Art Now!

Art Now! is a second year class, designed around a lecture series. The course functions as an introduction to contemporary artistic production and practice, and features dialogues with artists, curators and critics on their work. In 2012-2013 Art Now! was

Art Now!

Art Now! is a second year class, designed around a lecture series. The course functions as an introduction to contemporary artistic production and practice, and features dialogues with artists, curators and critics on their work. In 2012-2013 Art Now! was

Go Elsewhere

I took part in the Go Elsewhere residency at Elsewhere Museum, in Greensboro, North Carolina, from August 28-September 11, 2013. Elsewhere is a living museum in a former thrift shop. Hoardiculture abounds! My project involved carving the textile history of

Go Elsewhere

I took part in the Go Elsewhere residency at Elsewhere Museum, in Greensboro, North Carolina, from August 28-September 11, 2013. Elsewhere is a living museum in a former thrift shop. Hoardiculture abounds! My project involved carving the textile history of

Capitalist Cocktails and Moscow Mules

“Capitalist Cocktails and Moscow Mules: The Art World and Alter-Globalization Protest,” Globalizations (Special Issue: Disciplining Dissent) 8.4 (2011), pp. 473-86. This paper analyzes the relationship between contemporary art and protest. Are art exhibitions used to discipline dissent? Certainly that is

Capitalist Cocktails and Moscow Mules

“Capitalist Cocktails and Moscow Mules: The Art World and Alter-Globalization Protest,” Globalizations (Special Issue: Disciplining Dissent) 8.4 (2011), pp. 473-86. This paper analyzes the relationship between contemporary art and protest. Are art exhibitions used to discipline dissent? Certainly that is

Try to Walk with the Sound of My Footsteps

“Try to Walk With the Sound of My Footsteps”: The Surveillant Body in Contemporary Art. Communication Review 11 (January-March 2008): 24-41. While the prevailing response to surveillance has been sousveillance, or the turning of surveillance against itself, this paper suggests

Try to Walk with the Sound of My Footsteps

“Try to Walk With the Sound of My Footsteps”: The Surveillant Body in Contemporary Art. Communication Review 11 (January-March 2008): 24-41. While the prevailing response to surveillance has been sousveillance, or the turning of surveillance against itself, this paper suggests

Felt Space

Felt Space, Responsive Textiles, Fabric Dwellings, and Precarious Housing Recently, a number of architects and designers working with smart textiles and responsive architecture, have created projects that re-imagine architectural and domesticate space as deeply and emotionally imbricated in the lives

Felt Space

Felt Space, Responsive Textiles, Fabric Dwellings, and Precarious Housing Recently, a number of architects and designers working with smart textiles and responsive architecture, have created projects that re-imagine architectural and domesticate space as deeply and emotionally imbricated in the lives