Group exhibition

Since the late 1980s, the group exhibition has become the primary site for curatorial experimentation and, as such, has generated a new discursive space around artistic practice. The group exhibition runs counter to the canonical model of the monographic presentation. By bringing a greater mix of people into an exhibition, it also created a space for defining multifarious ways of engaging with disparate interests, often within a more trans-cultural context. Group exhibitions are ideological texts which make private intentions public.

“Issues in curating contemporary art and performance”, edited by Judith Rugg and Michele Sedgwick, 2007

by Madina Safina

edited 5 October, 2015 by Admin

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