Re-Imagining Citizenship Exhibition 2018

 

Collectively curated by the Politicized Practice/Anarchist/Theatre and Performance Research Groups based at Loughborough University
Martin Hall Exhibition Space – Loughborough University
30 May – 16 July 2018

 

In government parlance, being a citizen means to be recognised as a ‘subject or national’. How does this play out in our everyday relations? What is at stake in re-imagining new forms of citizenship and modes of civic participation? How can the notion of citizenship – in our trans/post-national society – be reconfigured without subjection?

The exhibition centres on the concept of the citizen/citizen-artist/artist-citizen to explore the potential for art practices to re-imagine citizenship. It brings together a range of audio-visual and text-based responses with contributions by artists, researchers and students from across and beyond the University. It includes artworks produced by staff and students at the Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts of Besançon (France) with whom the Politicized Practice/Anarchist Research Groups and the Theatre and Performance Research Group has an ongoing dialogue around themes related to art, performance and political activisms. Join us for an

Thanks to the Working Class Movement Library at Salford for the loan of archive items

PARTICIPATING CITIZENS:
Matthew Adams
Antoinette Burchill
Jo Crossley
Anne-Marie Culhane
Fred Dalmasso, David Stickman Higgins, Thomas Juga-naut Higgins
Johanna Hällsten
Chiara Dellerba
Contrat Social (Géraldine Pastor-Lloret, Gilles Picouet, Philippe Terrier-Hermann & Stéphanie Jamet)
Kerry Featherstone
Courtney King
Ruth Kinna
Ameet Malhotra, Manish Pingle & Herbie Elton Rowley
Sofia Mali
Alessio Mazzaro
Evgenia Papamikrouli
Zoë Petersen & Roberto Gonzalo Ceballos
Gillian Whiteley

Download the exhibition booklet with descriptions and bios here.

 

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Alchemy/Schmalchemy: Rhodiacéta (Re-)Response

 

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