What comes after ‘global’ exhibition histories? Art between the ‘planetary’ and the ‘earthly’

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Emerging from fifteen years working with colleagues around the world on exhibition histories for contemporary art, this essay uses “ecological exposability” as a means of appraising art here and today. In other words, it simply asks: how may public engagement with art situate us in more lively ways, implicating us in the ecosystems wherever we find ourselves, while simultaneously encouraging us to embed within the environment – aesthetically, critically and carefully – on a worldwide horizon? In particular, the exhibition possibilities for a work of art anchored in the West Coast of Scotland is explored, for its translocal and transcontinental resonances.
Original languageMultiple languages
Pages (from-to)180–203
Number of pages24
JournalMMCA Studies (National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul)
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2024

Keywords / Materials (for Non-textual outputs)

  • exhibition
  • contemporary art
  • ecology

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