'Exploring one of the most influential methods of contemporary cultural production, Self-Organised takes a broad view on the matter. Artists, curators and critics discuss empirical and theoretical approaches from Europe, Africa and South and North America to how self-organisation today oscillates between the self and the group, self-imposed bureaucratisation and flexibilism, aestheticisation and activism. The contributors identify now as a crucial moment to propose ways forward for parallel initiatives and institutions alike: from de-organisation and waiting, to rupture and coexistence of aesthetics and politics. However, what they all seem to share is a refreshing search for critical platforms of citizenship, harnessing self-determination in the wake of neo-liberal mainstreaming and right-wing populism alike.' - from publisher's website

Includes biographies of authors.

Access level

Onsite

Location code REF.HES2
Language

English

Publication/Creation date

2013

No of pages

163

ISBN / ISSN

9780949004178

No of copies

1

Content type

anthology

Chapter headings
On De-Organisation - Barnaby DRABBLE
There is No Alternative: THE FUTURE IS (SELF-) ORGANISED PART 2 - Anthony DAVIES, Stephan DILLEMUTH, Jakob JAKOBSEN
The Inner and Outer Form of Self-Organisation - Maibritt BORGEN
Institutional Experiments between Aesthetics and Activism - Jonas EKEBERG
Too Close to See: Notes on Friendship, a Conversation with Johan Frederik Hartle - Celine CONDORELLI
The Almost Institution - Livia PANCU
What Happened, Happened - Linus ELMES
My History of the History of L'appartement 22 - Abdellah KARROUM
Active Recollection: Archiving 'Group Material' - Julie AULT
Defining the Enemy and Post-Fordist Business as Usual - What, How & for Whom
All the Wrong Examples - Jan VERWOERT
Variables and Constants - Juan A GAITAN
What More Do You Want Than Freedom? Charles Esche interviewed by Ekaterina Degot & David Riff
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