FRESH CREAM continues a new biennial contemporary art event. This exhibition-in-a-book introduces 100 new artists - selected by a team of ten international curators (Iwona Blazwick, Amada Cruz, Bice Curiger, Vasif Kortun, Maria Lind, Viktor Misiano, Gerardo Mosquera, Olu Oguibe, Apinan Poshyananda, Octavio Zaya), choosing ten artists each - who have emerged internationally since the mid-1990s, or have yet to emerge at all. A look at many examples of the artist's work is set alongside a short text by the selecting curator to set a broad, world overview of some of the most significant new artists working today. As in CREAM (the first exhibition-in-a-book in the series),the curators - all involved in staging manifestations of new art, known for their knowledge and integrity - are asked to discuss their ideas, their reservations and their criteria openly in an internet discussion reprinted in the book. Each curator also selects a text of any genre at all, written since 1990, which for them brackets the cultural climate in which the artist works. This simple 10 x 10 formula is brought up to date biennially with new talent.
Access level

Onsite

Location code REF.BAZ
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2000

No of pages

656

ISBN / ISSN

071483924 8

No of copies

1

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings
On Art; Death and Postmodernity and What They Do to Each Other

- Zygmunt BAUMAN

UMMM: Eight Parts Taken out of Context

- Liam GILLICK

'Bodies-Cities'; 1992

- Elizabeth GROSZ

'The Promise of Photography'

- Boris GROYS

'The Same Note'; 1993

- Jackie KAY

'The Black Album'; 1996

- Hanif KUREISHI

'Visual Anthropology Workshop: The Documentation of a Project/ Porject of Documentation'; 2000

- Valery PODOROGA

'Children of Chaos - Surviving the World as we Know it'; 1997

- Douglas RUSHKOFF

'William Tell'; 1991

- Carlos VARELA

'Managing Monsters - Six Myths of Our Time'; 1994

- Marina WARNER

Fresh Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture
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Fresh Cream: Contemporary Art in Culture