In conversation: Julie Morgan and Tania Bruguera

28.11.2012/ 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

University of Wales. Newport, England

Symposium
Organized by Artes Mundi & European Centre for Photographic Research

Wales News Service

Social Contours: Art at the Borders

Artes Mundi recognises the importance of selecting diverse, thought provoking work around questions of place and community while also being aware of its shifting and complex relationship to the art market. In an increasingly globalised world where boundaries or borders are being configured, erased and redefined, artists can offer a vital and unexpected commentary on such processes. Here the values associated with subjectivity and identity, mass and high culture, remembering and forgetting, are often blurred and contested to become sites of resistance in pursuit of more expansive accounts of social and political life.

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Selectors

. Ben Borthwick (Artistic Director of Artes Mundi 5)

. Sofia Hernandez Chong Cuy (Mercosul Biennial, Pôrto Alegre and Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Caracas and New York)

. Anders Kreuger (MHKA, Antwerp)

Participants

. Miriam Bäckström

. Tania Bruguera

. Phil Collins

. Sheela Gowda

. Teresa Margolles

. Darius Mikšys

. Apolonija Šušteršič

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