‘The Artist as Producer in Times of Crisis’

If we look back historically collectives tend to emerge during periods of crisis; in moments of social upheaval and political uncertainty within society. Such crisis often forces reappraisals of conditions of production, re-evaluation of the nature of artistic work, and reconfiguration of the position of the artist in relation to economic, social, and political institutions.

‘The Artist as Producer in Times of Crisis’ by Okwui Enwezor, 2004

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Author: The Network

The Network brings together a group of artistic professionals working in a range of disciplines, media and practices, which have come together in order to celebrate, question and intrinsically promote the developments of such practices.