A Third Place: The &/ Project

Streffen, Isabella and Archino, Sarah and McSherry, Síofra (2019) A Third Place: The &/ Project. In: Academics, Artists and Museums 21st Century Partnerships. Research in Museum Studies . Routledge, New York/London, pp. 176-190. ISBN 978-1-138-30078-1

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Abstract

This chapter presents And Or, an international digital research project reimagining the relationship between art, interpretation, exhibition, and theory. An interdisciplinary collective, we have opted to found a collaborative space rather than remain eternal guests in one another’s domains. And Or is both an online exhibition project and investigatory work, inviting collaborators to critically experiment with each others’ work in an online context. In establishing new ground within the dematerialized digital, we seek to create a third space where writing and art can be brought together in new configurations. As part of this approach, we have confronted the necessity of interrogating the relative positions of the curator and the viewer. This text presents the theoretical and artistic underpinnings of the And Or project and describes our current, past, and future productions in this exploration of a third space and an alternative art experience.

Keywords:digital, collaboration, post-internet, web 2.0, research practice, curation, net art, code, poetry, interdisciplinary dialogue, exhibition space, dematerialization, new media, digital publication, digital exhibition
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W190 Fine Art not elsewhere classified
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V350 History of Art
P Mass Communications and Documentation > P430 Interactive Publishing
P Mass Communications and Documentation > P131 Museum studies
Divisions:College of Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts > School of Fine & Performing Arts (Fine Arts)
ID Code:34270
Deposited On:26 Nov 2018 09:49

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