critical discourse

Critical Discourse on Detroit: Design 99's neighborhood work as artists

by (Darlene Kaczmarczyk)

Submitted 10-01-2014 under OPINION

Mitch Cope of Design 99 speaks almost reverently of opening an envelope he found in the attic of 13208 Klinger Street in Detroit to discover two perfectly preserved pigeon wings. “The hair stood up on the back of my neck,” he recounts....

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Catalyst Radio: ArtPrize's Critical Discourse to feature Susan Sollins of Art21

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 09-26-2014 under NEWS

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we highlight an event within ArtPrize called Critical Discourse – amplified conversations around art, and why it...

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ArtPrize jurors to reveal their top picks at Jurors' Shortlist Event

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 09-26-2014 under NEWS

The ArtPrize jurors’ top 20 selections will be announced on Monday, September 29 at the Jurors’ Shortlist Event, the first event in the Critical Discourse series. The Jurors’ Shortlist Event begins at 7 p.m. at the Hub, located at...

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ArtPrize seeks to broaden conversation in 2014 programming, events

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 09-22-2014 under NEWS

In the sixth year of ArtPrize, there are 1,537 entries and 174 venues for visitors to navigate. The self-proclaimed "radically open art competition" continues to refine its approach toward the dialogue and exchange between public and...

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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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Technique is not enough: Where Jerry Saltz and I agree on how to experience art

by (NicoleGR)

Submitted 10-02-2013 under OPINION

I'll start off by admitting that I know next to nothing about art. Sure, I took an art history class a few years ago but I remember next to nothing from that. So when I look at a piece of art, I naturally will look at it differently than what an...

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