The participator in contemporary art : art and social relationships / Kaija Kaitavuori
- Kaitavuori, Kaija
- London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2018.
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- Physical Description:
- ix, 241 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Introduction -- 1. The participator: a new role in art -- 2. Typology of participatory art -- 3. Artwork as a network -- 4. Contracts of participation -- 5. The public sphere and politics of participation.
- The early twenty-first century has seen contemporary art make continued use of audience participation, in which the spectator becomes part of the artwork itself. In this book, Kaija Kaitavuori claims that the `participator' is a new artistic role that does not fall under the auspices of artist or spectator and in proving such she devises a four-group typology of involvement. Her classification distinguishes between different forms of engagement and identifies their specific features. The key criteria she proposes are how concepts of authorship and ownership shift in relation to collectively created work, how contracts regulating the use and production of shared work are arranged and the extent to which involvement in making art can be regarded as democratic.--
- 9781784538750 (hardback)
- Based on the author's thesis (doctoral)--Courtauld Institute of Art, London, 2015.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-236) and index.
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