In addition to your stated intent of looking at groups that “collaborate with non-artists and community groups,” it seems your writing and curating highlight projects that defy or willfully ignore the divides that set “socially engaged” art against gallery work, irony against sincerity, or humor against seriousness.
Why was there such a gaping empathy gap between the news and the art context, I wondered?
Listen in as queer theorist and researcher, Mary Zaborskis leads a free-form discussion that uses queer theory and childhood studies to investigate children’s agency in reality television.
It’s children might look like a cloud of dust hanging above a dirt road leading towards a horizon that is the internet.
They are not photocopies of the first time, disintegrating each time.
You should message this exhibition if… you can start today.
Oskar Schlemmer and Mary Shelly. Something like a Roomba with a face.
Two people push on either side, and one powers the drill. Then those are for cleaning your hands.
Or kids with crayons embellishing the damage.
Fresh Eyes, objecthood, and sight negation.