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Making Time at Human Resources: Tavia Nyong’o

I have been mulling the historical and political contexts and consequence of our present fixation with “participation” — as the art world calls it — or “participatory culture” as it is referred to in media and cultural studies. In a well-known essay, Claire Bishop teased out one key assumption: that between participation and democracy.

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Making Time at Human Resources: Judith Rodenbeck

Several issues emerged from my work on Allan Kaprow and happenings and have been taking up headroom for some time now.

1) “Strips of behavior” and the repertoire and how these two concepts do or don’t map onto advanced art practice.

2) Deskilling and its self-conscious institutionalizing as “resistant” practice.

3) Institutional critique as necessary decoy.

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