Issue

1.5 / Work(er)

December 17 2009

Introduction

Issue 5  features Terri Cohn’s 2002 interview with David Ireland, whose works and collaborative initiatives did much to shape the Bay Area visual arts community. And while Aimee Le Duc notes  that the question of how to sustain that community seems more urgent then ever, she also points to the currency that collective endeavors continue to possess. In addition to the Reviews, this issue includes an expanded section of Shotguns, and we go further afield, as Renny Pritikin reports from New York. Enjoy! – PM 

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Features

Interview with David Ireland

Interview with David Ireland

By Terri Cohn

These introductory words, which I wrote as part of an essay about David Ireland’s work that was published in Sculpture in March 2005, grew out of a series of conversations we began in 2002. The first interview we did was part of a series I completed with sixteen artists who were central to the genesis of the Conceptual art movement in the San Francisco Bay Area during the early 1970s,

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How Things Work, Part 1

How Things Work, Part 1

By Aimee Le Duc

As a long-standing member of this arts community, I am using my personal, professional and academic experience—as well as my relationships with other people in this community—to highlight particular facets of the non-profit alternative art space. By focusing a critical lens on the closing of New Langton Arts and the choices facing other spaces today, this article intends to be a forum to articulate the challenges facing these organizations.

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Reviews

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