Assorted essays on contemporary art and feminism, edited by Kara L
Nicolas Bourriaud – curator of many international exhibitions, writer and author of theoretical essays on contemporary art, in 2015 the curator of “Threads: A Fantasmagoria About Distance” at Kaunas Biennial.
EDGE: 20 Essays on Contemporary Art Education
Igor Zabel is the author of two books of essays on contemporary art and a number of essays and articles published in Slovenian and international anthologies, collected editions, catalogues and magazines (including . He wrote short stories and translated (into and from the Slovene language) numerous texts and books (by Edward W. Said, Oscar Wilde, Amartya Kumar Sen, Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein) from the field of humanities and literature.
David Walsh, is arts editor of the World Socialist Web Site, and the author of many incisive and critical essays on contemporary art and culture from a Marxist standpoint.
Sven Lütticken teaches art history at VU University Amsterdam. He is the author of Secret Publicity: Essays on Contemporary Art (2006), Idols of the Market: Modern Iconoclasm and the Fundamentalist Spectacle (2009), and History in Motion: Time in the Age of the Moving Image (2013).In EDGE: 20 Essays on Contemporary Art Education you can explore texts and visuals that focus on contemporary social, cultural, aesthetic and philosophical issues in art education. The anthology is written by 30 Nordic and Baltic researchers, artists and teachers. An extensive introduction establishes vital themes such as relational art practices, arts-based research and visual culture, and through concrete examples from educational and artistic practices the essays explore art education both in theory and in practice. The authors adopt contemporary approaches such as the concept of experience, multimodality, disability studies, poetic function, museum studies, collaborative writing, social constructions, A/r/tography and performance ethnography. Together the 20 essays in EDGE offer new tools for teachers, researchers and artists to question and develop the role of art education in contemporary societies.Katy Siegel is a contemporary art critic and writer. She is an Assistant Professor of art history at Hunter College, CUNY, and a contributing editor to Artforum. She is co-author of Money, forthcoming from Thames & Hudson, as well as an edited volume of the critic Sidney Tillim's writings, forthcoming from Routledge. Siegel is the author of numerous articles and catalogue essays on contemporary art, most recently on Bernard Frize, Jean-Marc Bustamante, and the Public Art Fund in New York.