The Impossible Prison

The Impossible Prison
Library Shelf Location 17.IMPO
Publication Date 2008
Description Vito Acconci, Shaina Anand, Atelier Van Lieshout, Angela Bulloch, Chris Evans, Harun Farocki, Dan Graham, Group d’Information sur les Prisons, Mona Hatoum, Thomas Hirschhorn, Evan Holloway, Ashley Hunt, Elie Kagan, Multiplicity, Bruce Nauman, Tatiana Trouvé, Artur Zmijewski Sixteen international artists become “inmates” in The Impossible Prison, an exhibition in an atmospheric abandoned police station. Inspired by Discipline and Punish, the extraordinarily influential book by the philosopher Michel Foucault, the exhibition explores power, control and surveillance, increasingly a part of all our lives.
Quantity 1
Pages 16
Authors David Macey, Alex Farquharson
Format Exhibition/interpretation Guide
Publisher Nottingham Contemporary
Category Group Exhibition/Multiple Artists
Keyword Surveillance
Language English

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