Disturbances / Critical Art Ensemble

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Subjects: Multimedia (Art)
Art--Political aspects
Political activists
Radical theater
Critical theory
Biotechnology--Social aspects
Critical Art Ensemble--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London : Four Corners Books, c2012
LC Classification: N
Physical Description: 271, [1] p. : ill. (chiefly col.), facsims., col. maps, ports. ; 28 cm
Alternate Titles: Other title: Critical Art Ensemble : Disturbances
Additional Authors: Author : Kurtz, Steve
Author of introduction : Holmes, Brian
Critical Art Ensemble
Notes: ISBN: 9780956192882 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0956192882 (pbk.)
"Text: Steve Kurtz."--Page [272]
Introduction by Brian Holmes
"Since its formation in 1987, Critical Art Ensemble has set out to explore the intersections between art, critical theory, technology and political activism. The award-winning group of tactical media practitioners has exhibited and performed in a variety of venues internationally, from the street to the museum to the internet. 'Disturbances' is the first book to assess the group's 25-year history, examining the environmental, political and bio-technological themes of their various initiatives. In the publication, each project is presented by the group itself, from their early live multimedia productions; to their development of models of electronic civil disobedience, digital resistance, and contestational biology and ecology; to their most recent tactical media projects. 'Disturbances' is a landmark handbook for activists in art, theory, science and politics."--Publisher's web page
OCLC Number: 794363987
ISBN/ISSN: 9780956192882