(Anne Elizabeth Moore is an author, editor, artist, teacher, and Groundswell guest blogger. She divides her time between Chicago and Cambodia, where she teaches young women the art of self-publishing.) Perhaps by accident, Groundswell has invited someone who thinks obsessively about text and vocabulary and dialogue and communication to contribute to its mostly visual pages. [...]
The Journal of Aesthetics & Protest has released its sixth issue, titled Theory in 3 Acts. The line-up runs an impressive gamut, from Daniel Tucker and company’s Town Hall Meetings, to the Center For Tactical Magic. A preview is available here, and hard copies can be purchased here.
Exploring the TRANSFORM effort further yielded Gerald Raunig’s Art and Revolution: Transversal Activism in the Long Twentieth Century. An alternative art history of the “long twentieth century,” Art and Revolution takes on the history of revolutionary transgressions and optimistically charts an emergence from its tales of tragic failure and unequivocal disaster. . . an indispensable, [...]
Art + Research: A Journal of Ideas, Contexts and Methods has published their summer edition on the 2006 two-day conference Aesthetics and Politics: With and Around Jacques Rancière (FR). Rancière’s key note address, titled “Aesthetic Separation, Aesthetic Community: Scenes from the Aesthetic Regime of Art” is translated into English, and presented here for the first [...]
Books Beyond Bars, a Halifax-based prison library program, published Words Without Walls: Writing and Art by Women in Prison in Nova Scotia earlier this year. The organization runs books exchange and writing programs in prisons in Nova Scotia, and offers the “Read Aloud” program, where they tape record incarcerated mothers reading children’s books aloud and [...]