FUCKING GOOD ART #31
IT'S PLAY TIME


Edited by Rob Hamelijnck,
Nienke Terpsma
Published by Fucking Good Art
160 pages, 11 x 18 cm
Softcover
English
ISBN 978-90-817756-2-5

Price: 48 lei



Are we working or are we playing? There are many forms of play. There is solitary play and social play. Most of us artists work alone and decide, in our studio, the rules of play for our work each time. Social play is always back and forth; there’s an alternation of roles. How can we artist makes a play bow – like dogs do – and invite the audience to play?

In the globalized and highly professionalized art world the distinction between work and play is increasingly unclear. For artists, the distinction between work and play has always been blurry. This was not an issue until we all experienced that the art world is a perfect sort of R&D department for capitalism, and we the artists are the perfect work force for economic exploitation. What can we do about it?

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