The Twentyfirst

Center for Land Use Interpretation, Jace Clayton, Fritz Haeg & John Treffer & Mara Joustra, Charles LaBelle, Mariana Mogilevich, Rocío Rodríguez Salceda, Alex Slade, Matt Steinberg, Haegue Yang

The turn of this century is marked by both blurred art and design boundaries; desires to activate ‘social relations’ by mobilizing the politics or representation,and a revisiting of the conventions of gallery space and institutional systems, as well as a renewed questioning of the interface of the object and the surrounding viewership. Participatory models, such as those defined in Bourriaud’s Relational Aesthetics and Postproduction, alongside the globalized green movement and other social consciousness initiatives, have recently engendered a new pedagogical field of ‘Public Practice’ in many art institutions.

Saturday, November 15, 2008