Brazilian critic, curator, and professor Priscila Arantes discusses contemporary art in “post-urban” settings, considering Atlantan and Brazilian artists. Dr. Arantes’s talk is a response to the book Noplaceness: Art in a Post-Urban Landscape.
Atlanta Art Now is a biennial critical investigation of contemporary art in Atlanta. 2011 is its inaugural year.
+ Series Preface
Louis Corrigan, Possible Futures, Inc.
Valerie Cassel Oliver, Senior Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Jerry Cullum, Catherine Fox, and CinquĂ© Hicks
In a globalized era, Noplaceness may be where new paradigms are born.
+ Battle Grounds: Spatial Contest and the Fictions of Place
Artists see physical space is the battleground of competing political and economic claims.
+ We Are Not Danes in Denmark: Displacement and the Liquid
Self in Atlanta Art
Atlanta artists respond to a sense of dislocation now common in the globalized world.
+ Out in Public: Recent Moves in Art in Public Space
Artists take advantage of public space to add depth to the urban experience.
+ The In-Between: Identity and Global Anxiety
Artists explore the in-between spaces as cultural origins donâ€™t mean what they used to.
Atlantaâ€™s visual artists have contemplated the end of place altogether.
Noplaceness is available for purchase at Amazon.com.