A Guide to Democracy in America

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Author: 
Nato Thompson, ed.
Format: 
paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: 
Creative Time Books
Publication Date: 
November 2008
Price: 
$ 15.00
ISBN: 
9781928570080
Category: 
Exhibition Catalog
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yes

A Guide to Democracy in America gathers more than 100 artists, cultural critics, and activists to reflect on the historical roots and current manifestations of democracy in the United States. This essential document includes: writing and artwork by Liam Gillick, Sharon Hayes, Jenny Holzer, Emily Jacir, Matt Keegan, Jon Kessler, Rodney McMillian & Olga Koumoundouros, Paul Ramírez Jonas, Steve Powers, Mark Tribe, and many others; comprehensive essays by Yates McKee, Doug Ashford of Group Material, and Nato Thompson; and interviews with Critical Art Ensemble’s Steve Kurtz, Rene Gabri & Ayreen Anastas, and Trevor Paglen; as well as a series town hall–style conversations with artists and activists from five cities across the country.

 
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Tags: politics, activism, democracy