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I don't like it: How not to form critical discourse about art

by (Holly)

Submitted 10-08-2014 under OPINION

Critical Discourse has, since year one of ArtPrize, been possibly my favorite night of the year- no exaggeration. I want real discussions about art. I champion the idea of building conversation. I miss “crit sessions” from art classes. I...

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Experts take to panel to discuss both public, juried top 20

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-07-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

With ArtPrize into its final lap, the discussions are starting to heat up. Serving to foster dialog about the importance of art and culture and the impact that an event as unique as ArtPrize can have on a local community, "Why These Finalists...

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Public responds to discussion of art, disability

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-05-2014 under NONPROFITS

Saturday night's Critical Discourse panel- Chris Smit, Neil Marcus and Petra Kuppers- discussed disability and art and their roles and voices in society, and involved the audience in a participatory engagement with the realities of...

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Public responds to Art21 preview, artist conversation about process

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-03-2014 under NONPROFITS

This video is a collection of responses to the Critical Discourse: ART21's "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 7 World Preview Screening on Thursday, October 2.  Immediately following the program, two response stations were...

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Public responds to Design 99 art practice in Detroit neighborhoods

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-01-2014 under NEWS

This video is a collection of responses to the Critical Discourse: Creative Approaches to Detroit - A conversation with Design 99 on Tuesday, September 30. Immediately following the program, two response stations were available for anyone...

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Critical Discourse expands to seven events, invites public conversation

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under NEWS

This year ArtPrize will host an expanded version of its Critical Discourse Series at the HUB at 41 Sheldon Boulevard. The Community Media Center will serve as the official media sponsor covering the discussion via GRTV, WYCE and The...

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Official Exhibition, Showcase venues offer curated themes, longer hours, amenities

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-23-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Every year ArtPrize works with local museums and institutions to facilitate the art competition. Exhibition Centers showcase a large concentration of ArtPrize entries, and are also places where visitors can vote, pick up event guides, buy ArtPrize...

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New ArtPrize voting structure emphasizes public versus juror debate

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-19-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

In an effort to continue broadening the discussion between public and expert opinions, ArtPrize has changed the prize system for this year which may affect how the public decides to vote. The much talked about Top 10 will become the Final 20, split...

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Go deeper: Community Media Center prepares unique ArtPrize coverage

by (tclinton)

Submitted 09-09-2014 under PLACE-MATTERS

Last month, ArtPrize announced its expanded Critical Discourse series, which includes seven events, talks and panel discussions, including a two-night critique of the pieces making up the Top 20 in the public vote and juried award short lists. The...

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SiTE:LAB to host ArtPrize exhibition preview to benefit The Rapidian

by (SiTE-LAB)

Submitted 09-02-2014 under NEWS

What do you get when you combine passionate people with a common belief and lots of drive? You get the likes of SiTE:LAB and The Rapidian. One is an all-volunteer, nonprofit arts group that hosts temporary art installations in previously vacant and...

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