Morgan Quaintance makes the case for imaginative engagement as a form of participation
Discussion around particpatory art has missed one important category of engagement. Where is the analysis of artists – such as Manon de Boer and Marjolijn Dijkman – who purposefully cue up and then direct the individual viewer’s imagination?
‘Since the 1960s a real devaluation of the individual subject has seen the position of the communal and societal group as the rightful addressee of participatory art ossify.’ From the feature by Private Moments Morgan Quaintance in issue 354 March 2012 Art Monthly
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