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.
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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