The catalogue for How Latitudes Become Forms
looks at current scholarship on globalism and changing curatorial practices, and identifies critical models provided by artists themselves. This catalogue features thought-provoking essays and conversations by curators, critics, and cultural programmers from across the world as well as in the multidisciplinary artworks of more than forty visual, film/video, performing, and new media artists from Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Africa, Turkey, and the United States.
Authors include Christi Atkinson, Cis Bierinckz, Philip Bither, Aimee Chang, Vishakha N. Desai, Steve Dietz, Douglas Fogle, Kathy Halbreich, Paulo Herkenhoff, Hou Hanru, Olukemi Ilesanmi, Vasif Kortun, Cuauhtemoc Medina, Gunalan Nadarajan, Otori Hidenaga, Raqs Media Collective, Susan Rotilie, Sarah Schultz, Kiyoko Motoyama Sims, Philippe Vergne, and Meredith Walters.
Table of Contents
Global Advisory Committe
Globalization From the Rear: "Would You Care to Dance, Mr. Malevich?"
The Local Tango and the Global Dance
Vasif Kortun, Cuauhtemoc Medina
Initiatives, Alternatives: Notes In a Temporary and Raw State
Steve Dietz, Gunalan Nadarajan, Raqs Media Collective, Yukiko Shikata
Musings On Globalism and Institutional Change
Kathy Halbreich, Vishakha N. Desai
Interactions/Intersections: Cultural Globalism and Educational Practice
Sarah Schultz, Kiyoko Motoyam Sims, Susan Rotilie, Christi Atkinson, Meredith Walters
Content, Context, and Cultural Commitment: Curating the Performing Arts
Philip Bither, Baraka Sele
Revolt, Dysfunction, Dementia: Toward the Body of "Empire"
"Le Cinema Est Un Language Universel"
Cis Bierinckx, Philippe Vergne
Learning and Dislearning to Be Global
Just How Did Latitudes Become Forms?
Philippe Vergne, Douglas Fogle, Olukemi Ilesanmi, Aimee Chang
Artists in the Exhibition
Performing Arts Programs
Selected Reading Materials
Stuart Hall and Sarat Maharaj, Ann Dils and Ann Cooper Albright, Ravi Sundaram, Slavoj Zizek, Steven Feld, Andreas Broeckmann, Amartya Sen, Helio Oiticica, Hans Belting, Arjun Appadurai, Njabulo S. Ndebele
Checklist of Works in the Exhibition