CHRIS FREMANTLE

Art and Occupation

Posted in Texts by chrisfremantle on December 14, 2011

The Arts of Occupation | The Nation.  Intelligent analysis of arts in Occupy Wall Street addressing the complexity of the issue, including art interventions, the aesthetic tactics of the movement, alliances with radical arts practices, and the work on art and labor that forms part of the occupy ‘enquiry’ into the relationship between the 1% and the 99%.

Art is not simply at the service of occupy, illustrating demands, but it is also not autonomous and ambiguous in relation to occupy.  Rather it forms part of the tactics and challenge.

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