week07

Week 07 Wednesday Jan 18/ Topic:  Art, urban ­space and the public sphere

Reading

Papastergiadis, N., 2010, Spatial Aesthetics, Art, Place, and the Everyday. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures.
http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/theoryondemand/titles/no-05-spatial-aesthetics-art-place-and-the-everyday/

Download the pdf.
http://www.networkcultures.org/_uploads/tod/TOD%235.pdf

A selection of artistic and curatorial pratices mentioned in the text:

Lyndell Brown Charles Green Patrick Pound, Towards a Theory of Everything, 2000

Roger Palmers, International Waters, 2001

Stephen Willats, Pat Purdy and the glue sniffers camp, 1981

http://stephenwillats.com/work/pat-purdy-and-glue-sniffers-camp/

Trace, 1st Liverpool Biennale of Contemporary Art , 1999

Additional reading:

Doherty, C. 2008. Public Art as Situation: Towards an Aesthetics of the
Wrong Place in Contemporary Art Practice and Commissioning In. Jan Debbaut. 2008. Out of the Studio! Art and Public Space. Hasselt: Z33.

[available as pdf] doherty-PublicartasSituation

Kwon, M., 2004. One Place After Another: Site-specific Art and Locational Identity. Cambridge, MA and London, UK: MIT Press.

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