Your use of Create's website is subject to our terms and conditions of use. 

Create News Special: Bodies and Subjects. Cover Image: Protest is Beautiful (Tottenham), Free Art Collective (Dave Beech, Andy Hewitt, Mel Jordan), silk flowers, 2013.

Bodies and Subjects - CREATE: NEWS Special - May 2016

Bodies and Subjects

Participation and the Differential Field of Art’s Encounters

Dave Beech

This longer special edition of Create News features an edited version of a paper given by Dave Beech at the Create Networking Day in IMMA, November 2015

'Today one of the key debates within art concerns the bundle of questions related to how it is encountered. At the same time, there has been a marked ethical turn in contemporary art. Putting these two developments together, we can say, since art’s social turn it is not the formal properties of art objects that count but the ethical character of its social relations. Ethics has become one of the key economies through which contemporary art is judged.'

Read more… [PDF]

Sign-up to Create's eBulletin

@CreateIreland

CreateIreland
CreateIreland Call for artists: @WHATartshealth invites artists of all arts disciplines to be Artist in Residence at University Hospital Waterford (UHW) in 2019. Deadline: 7 February 2019. See bit.ly/2EzP1sX for more details. pic.twitter.com/EfessQQeIs
10 days ago.
CreateIreland
CreateIreland Can art be a force for social change? This is the question posed by Cuban artist and activist Tania Bruguera through her work, lately with @Tate . Tania worked with Tate Neighbours, opening the institution and shifting the power inherent in such a place. bit.ly/2CUXhmf pic.twitter.com/uPEm6lSKAg
12 days ago.
CreateIreland
CreateIreland Call for applications for the Artists Development Programme 2019 “Urban rejuvenation: Limerick as a source of inspiration”- a 6 week-long residency in Luxembourg, mentored by acclaimed Finnish artist Jorma Puranen. Closing Wednesday, 23 January 2019. @EIB bit.ly/2F839tL pic.twitter.com/NElNLyN8Ke
12 days ago.