Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Art: Okwui Enwezor

11:26 PM Posted by Hollis Mickey

This catalogue from 2008 show at International Center of Photography examines a number of artists whose practice of making uses archival documents or mirrors practices of archiving.
The artists found in the catalogue include Christian Boltanski, Tacita Dean, Stan Douglas, Harun Farocki and Andrei Ujica, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Jef Geys, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Craigie Horsfield, Lamia Joreige, Zoe Leonard, Sherrie Levine, Ilán Lieberman, Glenn Ligon,Robert Morris, Walid Raad, Thomas Ruff, Anri Sala, Fazal Sheikh, Lorna Simpson, Eyal Sivan, Vivan Sundaram ,Nomeda and Gediminas Urbona, and Andy Warhol.

A link to the exhibition is HERE.


A series of conversations and reading groups bringing students and faculty at Brown University together with artists, researchers and professionals from a wide range of international and interdisciplinary perspectives, Archiving the Ephemeral is a valuable discursive space for researchers and practitioners concerned and critically engaged with the authoritative agency of the archive in the arts and humanities. More information [here].

Made possible by a grant from the Office of International Affairs, Brown University.


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