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The Possible

The Possible
Library Shelf Location 17.POSS
Publication Date 2014
Description

Combining studio, classroom, library, gallery and stage, The Possible offered a new model of museum exhibition. Rather than presenting existing artworks, artist/curator David Wilson hosted over 100 artists and collectives--with ôartistö understood in the broadest sense. The BAM/PFA galleries were transformed into studios that were used by both guest artists and museum visitors. The exhibition made itself during its four-month run, as works created in the studios were exhibited in an adjacent gallery. The catalogue is conceived in a similar vein, as one of the experiments of The Possible created by guest artists Luke Fischbeck and Lauren Mackler of Public Fiction, a Los Angelesûbased project space and journal. Created partially onsite, it is inspired by the exhibitionÆs spirit of improvisation and collaboration. It gathers essays, photographic documentation and printed artifacts generated in the exhibition itself.

ISBN 9780983881308
Quantity 1
Pages 180
Authors David Wilson, Lawrence Rinder, Lauren Mackler, Luke Fischbeck
Format Paperback
Publishers Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California, University of California Press, Berkeley, Berkeley Art Museum
Category Group Exhibition/Multiple Artists
Keywords curatorial practice, Curating, artist's studio culture
Related Curator/Producer David Wilson
Language English

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