Undercurrents - Fournier, Anik; Lim, Michelle Y; Parmer, Amanda; Wuilfe, Robert - Yale University Press
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Distributed for the Whitney Museum of American Art
Experimental Ecosystems in Recent Art
Edited by Anik Fournier, Michelle Lim, Amanda Parmer, and Robert Wuilfe
Out of Print.
This timely and thought-provoking book features the works of thirteen contemporary artists who explore the concept of ethical cohabitation—negotiating differences within a shared environment—and the effects of ecological transformations on individuals, politics, and economics.
In discerning essays, the authors discuss "junkspace" (structural design and the debris of the current over-development of built environments) and its role in the New York City landscape; how visual perspective enhances social relationships created within the environment of Manhattan's High Line Park; artists in the Internet age and the evolution of aural art, and how these modes of expression affect an individual's perception of time and space; and the tradition of artistic depictions of tragedy and devastation.
Anik Fournier, Michelle Lim, Amanda Parmer, and Robert Wuilfe are 2010 Whitney Independent Study Program Curatorial Fellows.
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