Interventionist Art in the Age of Enterprise Culture.
Keynote for “Truth is Concrete”, 21/09/2012
It starts like this. The apparent reemergence of activist art, political art, interventionist art, socially engaged art, collectivized art. Some see it as a return to concerns dating back to the formation of modernism. Others perceive it as little more than an artistic genre, a concept useful for organizing the next exhibition, or a means of freshening up this or that museum collection. But we know it is neither simply repetition, any more than it is just another aesthetic category. Continue reading