Posts Tagged ‘art industry

31
Jan
15

Intervention / Art by Janna Graham and Nicolas Vass

http://www.p-art-icipate.net/cms/intervention-art/

“Artistic interventions have been turned into something of a fetish in artistic circles and institutions. Even the best intentions from artists, organizers, and curators often end up absorbing the radical histories and potentials of past actions and interventions within and outside the sphere of culture. By virtue of the “artistic” moniker, institutions and organizations often neutralize the idea of an intervention, extricating it from its situated environment in politically informed civil life. The idea that an intervention can be performed within the boundaries of the art industries as an action exogenous to the space, people, or conflict intervened in is thus normalized. In these circumstances the political itself is sanitized and the action appropriated for nothing more than a cynically calculated move to be used in an artistic, curatorial or institutional CV.”

read on http://www.p-art-icipate.net/cms/intervention-art/

Gallery PS2 wall installation of photo documentation

Gallery PS2 wall installation of photo documentation

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