[spectre] republicart - new project on progressive art practices

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Thu, 05 Sep 2002 02:08:40 +0200

the new website of republicart is now online. the transnational research
project on progressive practices in public art starts with a tool-kit
including manifesto, news, calendar and more about the discourse and
practices of participatory, interventionist and activist art.

nucleus of the website is the project’s multilingual webjournal: you
will find the brandnew issue 'hybrid?resistance' assembling texts on the
recent intersection of art and political practices in the context of the
protests against economic globalisation.

republicart is a 3-years project of the eipcp - European Institute for
Progressive Cultural Policies in cooperation with Galerija Skuc,
Ljubljana; Goldsmiths College/University of London; Kunstraum der
Universität Lüneburg, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Riga; and
many other partners and art institutions throughout Europe. In 12
exemplary art projects and 12 discursive events, artists, theorists and
institutions will explore and develop different lines of artistic
production, contemporary theory and cultural politics.
republicart is supported by the culture 2000 programme of the European

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