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Vito Acconci/Acconci Studio, PARA-CITIES: Models for Public Spaces. Trouble Shooting

Acconci, Vito; Coutts, Marion; Norman, Nils; O'Shea, Mick; Rothschild, Eva and Tzaig, Uri. 2001. Vito Acconci/Acconci Studio, PARA-CITIES: Models for Public Spaces. Trouble Shooting. Bristol: Arnolfini. ISBN 0907738664 [Book]

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One of the most influential American artists to have emerged in the 1960s, Vito Acconci continues to make vital contributions to contemporary art with a body of work that consistently responds to critical issues of the time. His provocative and pioneering work has explored the body as a physical, psychological and social phenomenon across a variety of media including writing, performance, video, film, installations and sculpture, as well as site-specific constructions.

Conceived to coincide with Vito Acconci’s Para-Cities, Trouble Shooting draws together work by Marion Coutts, Nils Norman, Mick O’Shea, Eva Rothschild and Uri Tzaig. The exhibition addresses the public sphere through re-imagining spaces of leisure and the activities destined for those spaces.

Text by Catsou Roberts.

Item Type: Book

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Art

Date:

2001

Item ID:

13409

Date Deposited:

15 Sep 2015 13:38

Last Modified:

16 Jun 2017 14:08

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/13409
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