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Art and the Olympics

The second online issue of the engage journal explores the theme of the impact of the Olympics on gallery culture, education and art practice.

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engage 29: Art and the Olympics
Spring 2012
Published by engage, London

engage 29

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Editor’s Introduction
Karen Raney

Question of Sport
Nick Slater

Games People Play: Re-thinking Human Nature through Co-creativity
Clive Adams

The World in London
Janice McLaren

Curious: Stories, Culture and Ideas in a Changing City
Aileen Strachan

The Olympics and Culture Beijing, London…and Paris
Claude Fourteau

A Grand Union - Slow Boat: an Ikon and Chisenhale Gallery Collaboration
Kate Self and Laura Wilson

Museums, Young People and the Cultural Olympiad
Nichol Keene

Keeping to the Path: Maintaining ‘Core Purpose’ in Participatory Art Under Conditions of Contemporary Patronage
Simon Pope and Jes Fernie

Dropping the baton?
Stevie Rice

Small Island, Big Nation: Nowhereisland and Participation Beyond ‘Event’ in 2012
Claire Doherty and Michael Prior

The Games: Playing with/for time in East London
Ali MacGilp and Hilary Powell

Subject and Object: The Artist’s Body versus the Athlete’s Body
Zoë Shearman

Ad-Hoc Urbanism: Hackney Wick and Fish Island
Colin Priest

Review: Education
Michaela Ross

Contributors’ details

Case Study: The Geffrye Museum and Stories of the World
Rachael Crofts

Case Study: Precious Cargo
Rebecca Lee

Case Study: Cottonopolis
Sally Olding

Case Study: NE-Generation
Anna Spencer


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