DEMOCRACY: A PROJECT OF GROUP MATERIAL

Dia Art Foundation: Discussions in Contemporary Art Number 5

Bay Press / Dia Art Foundation, 1990

Editor: Brian Wallis

Group Material: Doug Ashford / Julie Ault / Felix Gonzalez-Torres

Yvonne Rainer Preface: The Work of Art in the (Imagined) Age of Unalienated Exhibition  
Group Material On Democracy  
Brian Wallis Democracy and Cultural Activism  
David Deitcher Social Aesthetics Jessica Diamond
EDUCATION AND DEMOCRACY Group Material / John Deveaux / Rodney Harris / Catherine Lord / Tim Rollins / Ira Shor  
Roundtable  
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Whose Canon is it, Anyway?  
Catherine Lord Letter to Group Material  
Town Meeting A Conversation with Paulo Freire  
Ira Shor  
POLITICS AND ELECTION  
Rountable Group Material / Richard Andrews / Leon Golub / Judge Bruce Wright Zoe Leonard
Mark P. Petracca Elections Offer Only an Illusion of Participation  
Bill Moyers An Interview with Noam Chomsky  
Barbara Ehrenreich Men I Have Liked  
Gary Indiana Blood Brothers  
Alexander Cockburn Them  
Town Meeting    
CULTURAL PARTICIPATION    
Roundtable Group Material / David Avalos / Martha Gever / Lucy Lippard / Randall Morris / Robert Farris Thompson / Deborah Wye Guerrilla Girls
bell hooks "When I Was A Young Soldier for the Revolution": Coming to Voice  
Deirdre English The Fear That Feminism Will Free Men First  
Polly Thistlethwaite Representation, Liberation, and the Queer Press  
Lisa Duggan Sex Panics  
Town Meeting David Avalos / Mary Steele / Geno Rodriguez / Lucy Lippard +  
Erma Bombeck Dinner at Eight (Seconds)  
Stuart Ewen Consumption: A Partial Totality  
AIDS AND DEMOCRACY: A CASE STUDY     
Roundtable Group Material / Michael Callen / Jan Zita Grover / Maria Maggenti  
Tom Stoddard Paradox and Paralysis: An Overview of the American Response to Aids  
William Olander The Window on Broadway by Act Up  
Town Meeting    
Vito Russo A Test of Who We Are as a People  
     

FOUR EXHIBITIONS AT DIA: Education and Democracy / Politics and Election / Cultural Participation / Aids and Democracy: A Case Study / AIDS Videos

Partisl list for each exhibition:

Education and Democracy - September 14 - October 8, 1988 - Dia Art Foundation
Ahearn, John
Baranik, Rudolf
Beuys, Joseph
Drooker, Eric
Ess, Barbara
Fahlstrom, Oyvind
Halley, Peter
Hine, Lewis
Holzer, Jenny
Otterness, Tom
Piper, Adrian
Reyes, Maria
Ringgold, Faith
Rollins, Tim - K.O.S.
Dr. Seuss
Simpson, Lorna
Warhol, Andy
Politics and Election - October 15 - November 12, 1988 - Dia Art Foundation
Camnitzer, Luis
Cohen, Lynne
Glier, Mike
Golub, Leon
Haacke, Hans
Jones, Ronald
Marclay, Christian
McAdams, Dona Ann
Muntadas, Antonio / Marshall Reese
Rothenberg, Erika
Rupp, Christy
Sterbak, Jana
Syrop, Mitchell
Wong, Martin
Cultural Participation - November 19 - December 10, 1988 - Dia Art Foundation
Armijo, Richard
Bender, Gretchen
Buren, Daniel
Camnitzer, Luis
Cohen, Lynne
Edelson, Mary Beth
Holzer, Jenny
Kelley, Mike
Kruger, Barbara
Lum, Ken
Prince, Richard
Rothenberg, Erika
Sherman, Cindy
Steinbach, Haim
Syrop, Mitchell
Weems, Carie Mae
Aids and Democracy: A Case Study - December 17, 1988 - January 14, 1989 - Dia Art Foundation
Andoe, Joe
Bender, Gretchen
Blechner, Ross
General Idea
Glier, Mike
Fury, Gran
Jones, Ronald
Kounellis, Jannis
Kruger, Barbara
Lawler, Louise
Mapplethorp, Robert
Merz, Gerhard
Rollins, Tim - K.O.S.
Serrano, Andreas
Spero, Nancy
DISCUSSED IN:
But is it Art? The Spirit of Art as Activism, 1995
Theories and Documents of Contemporary Art: A Sourcebook of Artists' Writings. 1996