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Art & Language - Question 5  blueArrow
01.07.2002; 17:40:53 (reads: 39513, responses: 3)
a.) Does the possibility of relative freedom from dominance by conditions imposed by the Museum culture and the art market offer the chance for to integrate new inquiries into the preconditions of artistic production? Bietet die bei Net.Art fehlende Dominanz der miteinander verflochtenen Systeme der Musealisierung und des Kunsthandels nicht eine Chance, in Webprojekte Fragen der Vorbedingungen künstlerischer Arbeit ohne institutionell bedingte Einschränkungen und Rücksichten zu integrieren? Wäre damit der von Art & Language geforderte herrschaftsfreie Dialog nicht schon Wirklichkeit?

Art & Language - Answer 5/1  blueArrow
01.07.2002; 17:41:01 (reads: 37163, responses: 0)
Conceptual art was the catalyst for the great bureacratic revolution in museum culture of the 1970s. As such, the culture of museums (what is this?) was seen as tirelessly recuperating (Marcuse's rather lame concept) the fruits of alternative, oppositional practices. The ludicrousness of oppositional practices through art should be clear by now. Much effort has been expended on trying to explain that the image of art as oppositional is as much a function of museum culture as the product of over ripe artistic imaginations. Any culture that proclaims such a separation between theory and practice ought to be avoided. Michael Corris(

Thomas Dreher - Answer 5/2  blueArrow
13.07.2002; 22:56:05 (reads: 37200, responses: 0)
The discussions and strategies of net activism (f. e. against commercial and legal strategies which damage the distribution and development of software and for Open Source and the Copyleft attitude) constitute a sphere without divisions between non artistic and artistic software or artistic practices with software ("artivism").

Die Diskussionen und Strategien des Netzaktivismus (gegen kommerzielle und juristische Strategien, die die Verteilung und Weiterentwicklung von Software gefährden, und für Open Source und Copyleft Attitude) bilden ein Feld ohne Trennung zwischen nicht-künstlerischer und künstlerischer Software oder künstlerischen Software-Anwendungen ("artivism"). Thomas Dreher (

Thomas Dreher - Answer 5/3  blueArrow
13.07.2002; 22:56:56 (reads: 38470, responses: 0)
It happened that contents for answers to question 5 were discussed in questions 2, 3, 5b and 6. Thomas Dreher (


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