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engage 3 Coming Alive

This issue examines the range of practices and the effects of using human beings as vehicles for interpretation. Differing perspectives are offered by Richard Layzell, Wimbledon School of Art; Bridget Baldwin, Tate; collaborative artists Grennan and Sperandio; and others.

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engage 3: engage 3 Coming Alive
Autumn 1997
Published by engage, London

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'The art of invigilation (keeping the weather eye open)', pgs 3-7
Richard Layzell, Artist, lecturer Wimbledon School of Art, London

'A culture of accountability' pgs 8-10
Simon Grennan and Christopher Sperandio, collaborative artists

'Everyone in the gallery', pgs 11-15
Jane Brake, Freelance artist and writer, Community and Education Co-ordinator, Photo 98

'Going Live', pgs 16-18
Greg Hilty, Senior Curator, Hayward gallery, London

'Big day out at Big Time', pgs 20-21
Allen, Felicity

'A kind of enchanter –interpretation as performance', pgs 22-25
Bridget McKenzie, now Head of Education, British Library, London (nee Baldwin, ex Tate)

'Mutual illumination', pgs 26-29
Felicity Allen interviews David Batchelor, Artist, writer and lecturer, Royal College of Art, London

'Keep on trucking –Galleries and self-directed learning activities', pgs 30-32

'Asking for more', pgs 33-34
Mary Kilpatrick, Southampton City Art Gallery

'Global Stories', pgs 34-35
Olusola Oyeleye, writer, director, storyteller

'Scratch –free your mind and your art will follow', pgs 36-38
Kate Fowle, Freelance curator


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