[NetBehaviour] Galleries and digital work
rob at robmyers.org
Fri Dec 4 05:37:12 CET 2015
On 03/12/15 07:34 AM, dave miller wrote:
> "What if an artist’s work doesn’t fit - architecturally, conceptually,
> traditionally - within a gallery’s programme? Increasing numbers of
> artists working in socially engaged practice - where communities and
> individual people, often unrelated to the arts, form the material and
> outcome of a practice. Many are involved in this work as a reaction to
> the elite audiences who still mostly attend art galleries in the UK.
> Performance and moving image have long been difficult to place in
> galleries - from audience low engagement to alienating and uncomfortable
> display methods - with digital work almost entirely ignored...."
Reading the article they're historically literate so I wonder what
timescale they regard the rise of social practice as covering. The
art-and-social-practice of the 60s and 70s managed to produce fetishes
for the gallery for example.
The mentioned report -
sounds interesting but it requires Flash to read.
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