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Neoliberalism has destroyed what exists leaving a blank, a clearing, a new space.
In a sense we can say we have entered a moment where it is possible to re-imagine art again for the 1st time in 200 years
How do we meet this challenge?
We can pose the question another way “If you were offered the opportunity to shape art and thinking would you take up the challenge?”
Is it possible to coordinate a situation where cultures and peoples meet to exchange ideas to contest existing thinking and positions to reshape centres of cultural power?
This opening is where art and thinking starts again
This is stage one in developing a project, whose extent and breadth will develop and become apparent over time.
What are the issues that require to be looked at, who is interested in engaging and exchanging ideas and what form should this exchange take?
A series of introductions to This Historical Moment through developing a non-visual practice
What is a non-visual practice?
How do we discuss, analyse and break with neoliberalism from within neoliberalism?
What is a Participating Culture?
5 Years Gallery, London, UK
Sunday 27th May 4-5 pm
*Material on the event will be published in a 5 Year publication later in the year
Tate Liverpool Exchange
Saturday August 4th, 2 pm
What is a participating Culture?
Details to follow
Tour of North England
Details to follow
For further information, dates and names of venues, ideas for engaging with the concept and joining a debate, and suggestions for responding to the material, please look through the material below
Contribution to the material
The start of any contribution and contact should be in the form of statements and diagrams on local newspapers
Then statements from different contributions will be extracted to make something similar to Luthers 95 thesis
From this beginning other forms are planned, for instance
How do we translate these ideas into a way of living for a place and setting for experimental living?
Realising ideas in the village of Uddebo, Sweden
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