Acker, Kathy and Althusser, Louis and Badiou, Alain and Berlant, Lauren and Bordowitz, Gregg and Bourdieu, Pierre and Bryan-Wilson, Julia and Butler, Judith and DeAk, Edit and Diawara, Manthia and Doyle, Jennifer and Groys, Boris and Harney, Stefano and Hartman, Saidiya and Karenga, Maulana and Kristeva, Julia and Mahmood, Saba and Misiano, Viktor and Moten, Fred and Phillips, Andrea and Preciado, Paul B. and Relyea, Lane and Rolnik, Suely and Sloterdijk, Peter and Stengers, Isabelle and Taussig, Michael and Weizman, Eyal and Won Yin Wong, Winnie. Practice. London, England: Whitechapel Art Gallery, 2018.

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Abstract (English)

"'Practice' is one of the key words of contemporary art, used in contexts ranging from artists' descriptions of their practice to curatorial practice, from social practice to practice-based research. [...] Once used to denote “doing,” as distinct from thinking and making, today the term can convey associations of political action (praxis), professional activity, discipline, or rehearsal, and signal a shift away from the self-enclosed artwork or medium to open-ended actions, series, processes, and projects. [...] This book offers an indispensible guide to the art history and theoretical framework of art-as-practice, clarifying the complex issues at stake in thinking about and enacting practice." -- Publisher's website.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Boon, Marcus (Editor); Levine, Gabriel (Editor); Acker, Kathy (Author); Althusser, Louis (Author); Badiou, Alain (Author); Berlant, Lauren (Author); Bordowitz, Gregg (Author); Bourdieu, Pierre (Author); Bryan-Wilson, Julia (Author); Butler, Judith (Author); DeAk, Edit (Author); Diawara, Manthia (Author); Doyle, Jennifer (Author); Groys, Boris (Author); Harney, Stefano (Author); Hartman, Saidiya (Author); Karenga, Maulana (Author); Kristeva, Julia (Author); Mahmood, Saba (Author); Misiano, Viktor (Author); Moten, Fred (Author); Phillips, Andrea (Author); Preciado, Paul B. (Author); Relyea, Lane (Author); Rolnik, Suely (Author); Sloterdijk, Peter (Author); Stengers, Isabelle (Author); Taussig, Michael (Author); Weizman, Eyal (Author); Won Yin Wong, Winnie (Author)
Collation: 239 p ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780262535397
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: London, England: Whitechapel Art Gallery
Artists: Alÿs, Francis; Araeen, Rasheed; Arakawa; Attia, Kader; Belmore, Rebecca; Bronson, AA; Clark, Lygia; Critical Art Ensemble (Collective); Gates, Theaster; Gins, Madeline; Group Material; Hsieh, Tehching; Huit Facettes; Kelly, Mary; Montano, Linda; Oliveros, Pauline; Ono, Yoko; Piper, Adrian; Pussy Riot; Puusemp, Raivo; Rainer, Yvonne; Rammellzee; Schneemann, Carolee; Shvarts, Aliza; Situationist International; Staal, Jonas; Stelarc; Tan, Fiona; Tanaka, Min; Tjanpi Desert Weavers; Vicuña, Cecilia; Womanhouse
Art Organizations: United Kingdom - Whitechapel Art Gallery (London)
Copyright Statement: Whitechapel Gallery Ventures Limited; the authors or estates of the authors
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Date Deposited: 02 Aug 2018 20:12
Last Modified: 27 Jul 2020 19:58
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