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Art of Encounter engage 15

This issue of engage journal has been informed by Interrupt: artists in socially-engaged practice, a series of five symposia initiated in 2002 by the visual arts department at Arts Council England. It considers the impact of participatory art practice on the artistic direction and culture of art institutions. Articles examine the issue of participation in light of the social inclusion agenda and discuss the implications for the artist, the curator and the gallery. See attached PDF for Editorial.

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engage 15: Art of Encounter engage 15
Summer 2004
Published by engage, London

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'The institution is dead! Long live the institution! Contemporary art and New Institutionalism', pgs 6-13
Claire Doherty, Curator and Research Fellow in Fine Art, University of the West of England, Bristol

'A new modernity and the need for participation', pgs 14-16
Declan McGonagle, Professor and Director, Centre for Research in Art, Technology and Design, School of Art and Design, University of Ulster, Belfast

'Who needs a spin doctor/ Part two', pgs 17-25
Alan Dunn, Artist, Superchannel Programme Manager, FACT, Liverpool

'Thoughts on politicised art in a de-politicised society', pgs 26-28
Sarah Carrington, Curator

'Notes from the field', pgs 29-32
Barby Asante, Artist

'From oppositions to interstices', pgs 33-37
Carmen Moersch, Junior Professor, Department of Cultural Studies: Art, Media and Textiles, Carl von Ossietzky University, Oldenburg, Germany

'Museums of…?', pgs 38-41
Jane Trowell, Artistic Co-Director, PLATFORM

'Ten years behind? True stories of life in the provinces', pgs 42-49
Judith Stewart, Artist and independent curator

'engage interview', pgs 50-55
David Butler, Writer, researcher, Co-Director of Interrupt in conversation with Kath Wood, Director, Firstsite; and Jenni Lomax, Director, Camden Arts Centre

Reviews, pgs 56-62
Pam Meecham; Malcolm Miles; Hannah Fussner


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