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Living as Form

Some critics accuse contemporary art since the 1990s of producing no definable movements. If pressed, they might concede that relational aesthetics represents one trend.

Waking Up from the Nightmare of Participation

After my review of Markus Miessen’s The Nightmare of Participation (Crossbench Praxis as a Mode of Criticality) (Sternberg, 2010) was published in the July/August 2011 issue of the Brooklyn Rail, I received a Facebook message from architect Carson Chan, the author of the book’s epilogue. I must review the next book in the already three-strong series, he said.

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The Brooklyn Rail

MAY 2012

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