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- DescriptionA fog of information and images has flooded the world: from advertising, television, radio and film to the information glut produced by the new ecomy. With the rise of social networking, contemporaries, peers and friends are all suddenly selling us the ultimate product: themselves. Curator and critic Nato Thompson interrogates the implications of these developments for those dedicated to socially engaged art and activism. How can anyone find a voice and make change when the world is flooded with images and information?
- Author Biography<b>NATO THOMPSON</b> is a writer and curator whose work primarily focuses on the intersection of art, politics, and the city. He has curated numerous large-scale exhibitions and projects both at the public arts institution Creative Time, where he is chief curator, and as a Curator at MASS MoCA. He is the editor of <i>The Interventionists: A Users Manual for the Creative Disruption of Everyday Life, </i> and author of <i>Experimental Geography: Radical Approaches to Landscape, Cartography, and Urbanism</i> (Melville House), and <i>Ahistoric Occasion: Artists Making History</i>. He lives in Philadelphia.
- Author(s)Nato Thompson
- PublisherMelville House Publishing
- Date of Publication28/08/2012
- SubjectFine Arts / Art History
- Place of PublicationBrooklyn
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintMelville House Publishing
- Content Note50
- Weight284 g
- Width150 mm
- Height218 mm
- Spine23 mm
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