Art and Theory from a Future Perspective
Distributed for Amsterdam University Press
Delving into the importance of these perspectives and the art that both results from and shapes them, this volume is a spirited exploration of the interface between art and theory in the twenty-first century. The essays reflect collaborative work between the Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam, De Appel arts centre, W139–Space for Contemporary Art, and the art magazine Metropolis M. Discussing provocative themes like “Future History” and “Future Freedom,” Facing Forward is an energetic look at how our visions of the future affect how we depict the world around us now.
A CHANGE OF DIRECTION: An Introduction to Facing Forward: Art & Theory From a Future Perspective
An Anthropology of Cyborgs, for Cyborgs
The Use of Genetic Algorithms in Art
Thought on the State and Future of the Image
The Future of the Creative Image
Just What Is It That Makes Today’s Institutions So Different, So Appealing?
The Plurality of Art Worlds and the New Museum
Freedom from Everything Freelancers and Mercenaries
Duchamp, or Freedom: A Comedy
Is Future Cultural History Possible?
Live Art as “Future History”. Performance and the Archive, a Case Study
Epilogue: Future Future
JUHA VAN ‘T ZELFDE
Facing Backward: Images from the Future
The YBAs Are Dead. Long Live the YBAs!
Democratizationand the Internet
Text Me This Picture
MATTHIJS DE BRUIJNE
For Whom Are We Working?
Guide to a Better Internet
The Elegance of an Empty Room
On News Desks and the Need to Get Lost