Democracy : A Project by Group Material

Wallis, Brian and Deitcher, David and Gates, Henry Louis Jr. and Lord, Catherine and Shor, Ira and Petracca, Mark P. and Moyers, Bill and Ehrenreich, Barbara and Indiana, Gary and Cockburn, Alexander and Hooks, Bell and English, Deirdre and Thistlewaite, Polly and Duggan, Lisa and Bombeck, Erma and Ewen, Stuart and Stoddard, Tom and Olander, William and Russo, Vito and Rollins, Tim and Harris, Rodney and Deveaux, John and Golub, Leon and Parada, Esther and Wright, Judge Bruce and Andrews, Richard and Avalos, David and Gever, Martha and Lippard, Lucy and Morris, Randall and Thompson, Robert Farris and Wye, Deborah and Callen, Michael and Grover, Jan Zita and Maggenti, Maria and Group Material. Democracy : A Project by Group Material. Seattle, WA: Bay Press, 1990.

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Abstract (English)

Identifying four areas of crisis in democracy in the U.S.A. (education, electoral politics, cultural participation and AIDS), Group Material employs exhibitions comprised of over 160 artists' works and the collaborative processes of roundtable discussions and townmeetings to analyse these issues while deconstructing the exclusiveness of cultural practice. Includes documentation of the project and supplementary essays and interviews.

Types: Monographs
All Contributors: Wallis, Brian (Editor); Wallis, Brian (Author); Deitcher, David (Author); Gates, Henry Louis Jr. (Author); Lord, Catherine (Author); Shor, Ira (Author); Petracca, Mark P. (Author); Moyers, Bill (Author); Ehrenreich, Barbara (Author); Indiana, Gary (Author); Cockburn, Alexander (Author); Hooks, Bell (Author); English, Deirdre (Author); Thistlewaite, Polly (Author); Duggan, Lisa (Author); Bombeck, Erma (Author); Ewen, Stuart (Author); Stoddard, Tom (Author); Olander, William (Author); Russo, Vito (Author); Rollins, Tim (Author); Harris, Rodney (Author); Deveaux, John (Author); Golub, Leon (Author); Parada, Esther (Author); Wright, Judge Bruce (Author); Andrews, Richard (Author); Avalos, David (Author); Gever, Martha (Author); Lippard, Lucy (Author); Morris, Randall (Author); Thompson, Robert Farris (Author); Wye, Deborah (Author); Callen, Michael (Author); Grover, Jan Zita (Author); Maggenti, Maria (Author); Group Material (Author)
Dossier: 100 - THÉORIE / THEORY
Collation: xix, 312 p. : 83 ill. ; 20 x 13 cm. - (Dia Art Foundation : Discussions in contemporary culture ; 5)
ISBN: 10476806
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: Seattle, WA: Bay Press
Artists: Group Material; Ashford, Doug; Ault, Julie; Gonzalez-Torres, Felix
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Date Deposited: 13 Sep 1990
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2012 17:56
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