Politically engaged artistic practice: Strategies and tactics

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Bates, D. and Sharkey, T. 2020. Politically engaged artistic practice: Strategies and tactics. Tate Papers. 34.
AuthorsBates, D. and Sharkey, T.
Abstract

This paper explores political forms of artistic practice operating within Tate Exchange broadly and within the authors’ creative practice specifically. It identifies the tensions and obstacles inherent to socially engaged artistic practice and forms of expertise, and proposes a method of practice that is grounded in prefiguration and solidarity.

KeywordsSocially engaged artistic practice; Tate Exchange; Activist art; Critical art; Curation; Politically engaged artistic practice
Year2020
JournalTate Papers
Journal citation34
PublisherTate
ISSN1753-9854
Official URLhttps://www.tate.org.uk/research/publications/tate-papers/34/politically-engaged-artistic-practice
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Online18 Dec 2020
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Accepted18 Dec 2020
Deposited20 Jan 2021
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