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Activating democracy : the "I wish to say" project / edited by Sheryl Oring.

Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Bristol : Intellect ; Chicago, IL : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
Description:
xv, 224 pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 22 cm
Summary note:
"Driven by a powerful belief in the value of free expression, Sheryl Oring has for more than a decade been helping people across the United States voice concerns about public affairs through her "I Wish to Say" project. This book uses that project as the starting point for an exploration of a series of issues of public interest being addressed by artists today. It features essays by contributors ranging from art historians and practicing artists to creators working in literature, political science, and architecture. All the contributors offer a different approach, but they share a primary goal of sparking a dialogue not just among makers of art, but among viewers, readers, and the concerned public at large. The resulting volume will be an essential resource for politically engaged contemporary artists searching for innovative, cross-disciplinary ways of making and sharing art."--Publisher's website.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-218).
Subject(s):
Art, AmericanPolitical aspectsUnited States [Browse]
Other title(s):
I wish to say project
ISBN:
  • 9781783206711
  • 1783206713
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