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The Contemporary Canonical Visual Art Enterprises

According to Frieze Magazine (2012/13)

Click one option from each of the three columns below and press "submit" to see the documentation for one of the 1650 works that will be made as part of the Frieze Series.

Themes
01 OPPOSITION TO ESTABLISHMENT
02 ART/LIFE DIVIDE
art spaces- institutions, galleries, street, supermarket
03 CONFRONTATION/ RELATIVITY - THE ECONOMY IS BEAUTIFUL
art on the topic of artists [not] making money
04 ECOLOGY
mapping, keeping track of people, places, things
05 INSTITUTIONAL CRITIQUE
Self righteous people exposing self righteousness
06 DOOM PROPHECY
Chaos, destruction, the coming apocalypse
07 CAPITAL
profit/ non-profit
08 ARTIST AS [HI]STORY TELLER
Personal memory, trauma, journalism, investigation
09 UTILITARIANISM, UTOPIA, DESIGN
Brave new fictive futures being imagined
10 ABSENCE
11 TIME FRACTIONS
Strategies
01 TRANSLATION
taking an element out of its medium and re interpreting it with the aid of a different medium
02 RENOMINATION
old hat with new name: citation inserted
03 STATING THINGS AS SUCH
see line above
04 HERMETIC OBJECTS, CHAOS COMPUTING, MYSTERY MAKING
the transcendent pseudo scientific nature of art
05 TECHNOLOGICAL CONTRABANDA
remaking old works by new means
06 MULTIPLICITY
using multiple narratives/ mediums
07 SITE SPECIFICITY
there’s no place like the home context
08 COLLABORATION/COLLECTIVE WORKS/INTERDISCIPLINARY
the more mules the merrier
09 EXTRACTION
Displacing an object/image/sound out of its initial context
10 LSD IS BAD FOR YOU
conveying a subject specific to a given medium by the means of another medium
11 EMANCIPATING POVERTY
working with scrap materials, recycled/ found objects and boring things from construction sites
12 SEE THE INVISIBLE MAN
Exposing latent qualities,actions or attributes for a material, situation or action
13 MAPPING : INFO GRAPHICS, DEMOGRAPHICS, MAP MAKING, DIAGRAMMATIC THINKING
Artist as little tyrant of order of things
14 ENGAGING WITH EMERGING MEDIUMS OR TECHNOLOGIES
Stealing from the neighbours to bake the same pie
15 CATEGORISING/ GROUPING/ JUXTAPOSITION
knolling, arranging by size, color or other criteria
Media
01 VIDEO INSTALLATION
02 VIDEO PIECE
03 KINETIC/MECHANICALLY OR COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTALLATIONS
04 SOUND/OBJECT INSTALLATIONS
05 OBJECT ASSEMBLAGES/NON-MOVING INSTALLATIONS
06 TEXT/SCRIPTS/CONTRACTS
07 PHOTOGRAPHY/STILLS
08 ARCHIVE MATERIAL
09 SCULPTURE/PAINTING
10 PERFORMANCE-BASED WORKS