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Priscila Arantes to Speak in Atlanta

Curator speaks in conjunction with GSU’s CENCIA

Atlanta Art Now Staff

Brazilian critic, curator, and professor Priscila Arantes discusses contemporary art in “post-urban” settings, considering Atlantan and Brazilian artists. Dr. Arantes’s talk is a response to the book Noplaceness: Art in a Post-Urban Landscape.

Atlanta Art Now is a biennial critical investigation of contemporary art in Atlanta. 2011 is its inaugural year.

Noplaceness: Art in a Post-Urban Landscape

Table of Contents

+ Series Preface
    Louis Corrigan, Possible Futures, Inc.

+ Foreword
    Valerie Cassel Oliver, Senior Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

+ Introduction
    Jerry Cullum, Catherine Fox, and CinquĂ© Hicks
    In a globalized era, Noplaceness may be where new paradigms are born.

+ Battle Grounds: Spatial Contest and the Fictions of Place
    CinquĂ© Hicks
    Artists see physical space is the battleground of competing political and economic claims.

+ We Are Not Danes in Denmark: Displacement and the Liquid Self in Atlanta Art
    Jerry Cullum
    Atlanta artists respond to a sense of dislocation now common in the globalized world.

+ Out in Public: Recent Moves in Art in Public Space
    Catherine Fox
    Artists take advantage of public space to add depth to the urban experience.

+ The In-Between: Identity and Global Anxiety
    CinquĂ© Hicks
    Artists explore the in-between spaces as cultural origins don’t mean what they used to.

+ Apocalypse!
    Catherine Fox
    Atlanta’s visual artists have contemplated the end of place altogether.



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