Location, location, location…

University of Plymouth, Professors, and Doctors among this new batch including my supervisor and internal examiner

NSCD Library

We’ve added a number of new books on place, space, performance art and walking to the library collections w/c 07/10/13:

One place after another: site-specific art and locational identity
Miwon Kwon

709.0407 KWO
Main Book Collection

Site-specific art emerged in the late 1960s in reaction to the growing commodification of art and the prevailing ideals of art’s autonomy and universality. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, as site-specific art intersected with land art, process art, performance art, conceptual art, installation art, institutional critique, community-based art, and public art, its creators insisted on the inseparability of the work and its context. In recent years, however, the presumption of unrepeatability and immobility encapsulated in Richard Serra’s famous dictum “to remove the work is to destroy the work” is being challenged by new models of site specificity and changes in institutional and market forces.

One Place after Another offers a critical history of site-specific…

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