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  • Situation

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    This is the 2009 paperback edition of Situation, edited by Claire Doherty (who established Situations, a research and international commissioning program) and co-published by The MIT Press and Whitechapel as part of its Documents of Contemporary Arts series.  Situation -- a unique set of conditions produced in both space and time and ranging across material, social, political and economic relations -- has become a key concept in twenty-first-century art.  In 238 pages, this book offers key writings by artists and writers on areas of art practice and theory related to situation, including notions of the site specific, the artist as ethnographer or fieldworker, the relation between action and public space, the meaning of place and locality, and the crucial role of the curator in recent situation specific art.  Text in English.  This copy of Situation is in Like New condition.  (ISBN  978-0-262-51305-0)