, Silvia Tramontana
, Mark Sladen
, et al.Phil Collins, Dora Garcia, Christoph Schlingensief, Silvija Jestrovic, Barabara Visser, Donelle Woolford, Artur Zmijewski, Nicholas Ridout, [1 More...]
This book has been produced to accompany the ICA exhibition Double Agent, an exhibition of collaborative projects in which the artists use other people as a medium. All of the works raise questions of performance and authorship, and in particular the issues of ethics and representation that ensue when the artist is no longer the central agent in his or her own work, but operates through a range of individuals, communities, and surrogates.
One of the starting points for the exhibition was the recent and conspicuous rise of interest in performance and performative gestures among contemporary artists. But today’s generation of artists, unlike their precursors ...