ARG–December lores Hi all see this link to the pdf versions of the readings.
Reading for the Artist led Research Group
wk 1 Taken from Dark Matter, Gregory Sholette
‘By grasping the politics of their own invisibility and marginalization, they (the artist) challenge the formation of normative artistic values…it is a matter of politics and a rethinking of history’. P4
‘Capitalism is not a totality – it is a text with multiplicities of interpretative possibilities that generate local conflicts of power and temporary moments of subjectivity.’ P15
wk 3 Activism and Cultural Activism – reading around protest, movements and alterity in the context of social and cultural change.
Moments of Excess: movements, protest and everyday life; The Free Association p11-21 (one chapter)
Crack Capitalism; John Holloway
P20 final paragraph – p26
A Postcapitalist Politics; JK Gibson-Graham
Intro The Makings of an Imaginary xxiii – xxxvii
Alternative Economic Spaces (quick definition of alterity using alternative economic institutions)
Edited by Leyshon, Lee and Williams p56-57.