Ideas captured from the Language and Craft Seminar July 2010 -- Breakout Session 1

Forming Ideas: Conference on Craft & Language
Birmingham July 13, 2010
Discussion notes Breakout Session 1

How should new texts be shaped and how should we join these texts to make valuable contexts?

  • Safety Zone
    		                               
    	DISRUPTION!
    	Outsider
    	Commentary
    	Big Picture
    	
  • PURPOSE
  • POLEMIC
  • MULTIPLES
  • WHO SHAPES? (outsiders- impact/value)
  • AUDIENCES as outsiders?
  • TEXT as a Driver
  • AUDIENCES-their position?
  • ACADEMIA as inhibitor
  • Language/ Discipline
  • Context Important
  • Artist led- creative vision
  • Curating is also creative practice
  • Collaboration across cultures: social enterprise/ value transaction/ level of capital
  • Curator and artist voices
  • Lack of text - who is the text for?
  • Artist interrogation of exhibition context