Unwilling (a Companion)

Boltz, Marilyn and Freedman, Richard and Friedman, Richard and Knight, Christina and Schoneveld, Erin and Szucs, Aniko and Yurdin, Joel and Kwan, Vanessa and Chambers, Justine A. and Bourscheid, Mike and Takashi, Ginger Brooks and Giniger, Noa and Belcourt, Billy-Ray. Unwilling (a Companion). Haverford, PA: Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, 2018.

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Abstract (English)

"Unwilling: Exercises in Melancholy proposes a re-consideration of melancholia defined through our contemporary condition. Resisting the historical definition of melancholy as an affliction that creates disorder or inactivity, this exhibition reimagines passive sadness as powerful refusal, a conscious (or unconscious) “standing aside,” a willful production of generative failures and resistant potencies. Each of the contributing artists begins with the idea that outside the boundaries of “contentment” resides a potent flourishing. Unwilling is a resistance and a proposition: it responds to the profound cultural reckoning we are witnessing in this moment in time, as the boundaries and exclusions of state-defined citizenship become increasingly fraught." -- Art Metropole

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections ; Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues
All Contributors: Boltz, Marilyn (Author); Freedman, Richard (Author); Friedman, Richard (Author); Knight, Christina (Author); Schoneveld, Erin (Author); Szucs, Aniko (Author); Yurdin, Joel (Author); Kwan, Vanessa (Author); Chambers, Justine A. (Author); Bourscheid, Mike (Author); Takashi, Ginger Brooks (Author); Giniger, Noa (Author); Belcourt, Billy-Ray (Author)
Collation: 79 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
ISBN: 9780999851807
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Haverford, PA: Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery
Artists: Bourscheid, Mike; Chambers, Justine A.; Giniger, Noa; Kwan, Vanessa; Takahashi, Ginger Brooks
Event Title: Unwilling : Exercises in Melancholy
Type: Exhibition
Location: Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery (Haverford, PA)
Dates: 23 March - 27 April 2018
Copyright Statement: Vanessa Kwan, Kimberley phillips, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Mike Bourscheid, Ginger Brooks Takashi, Justine A. Chambers, Richard Freedman, Noa Giniger and The John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities
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Includes biographical notes : 75-77.
Includes bibliographical references.

Deposited by: Contractuel JCT
Date Deposited: 03 Mar 2020 17:34
Last Modified: 26 May 2020 02:03
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/31729
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