Monthly Archives: July 2014

“EVERYTHING BECKONS US TO PERCEIVE IT”(RILKE). CURATING MY OWN BIENNIAL, CONTINUED.BY STEVEN BENSON

 

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“THE LIVER BIRDS”.PHOTO POST. BY STEVEN BENSON

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GRAYSON PERRY EXHIBITION.”THE VANITY OF SMALL DIFFERENCES”.WALKER ART GALLERY LIVERPOOL.POLEMIC.BY STEVEN BENSON

Grayson Perry, you OVERTLY privilege the class struggle over sexual orientation and gender identity issues; this is a MAN{sic}MADE putative hierarchy of oppressions; a non neo-Marxist view(in most strands of neo-marxist thought ALL the unprivileged are seen as all to … Continue reading

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I AM A CAPTURE.CAPTURING THE CAPTURERS OF THE REVOLUTION.(SEMI!)OFFICIAL BIENNIAL, OPEN EYE GALLERY.POST 8.BY STEVEN BENSON

RECORD OF A BIENNALE WHEN PUNCHES WERE NOT PULLED.THE COMMENT ABOUT THE SPECULATOR COULD BE SAID ABOUT THE ALLEGED PLANNED USEAGE OF THE OLD TRADE UNION CENTRE FOR LUXURY APARTMENTS  

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(OFFICIAL)BIENNIAL.POST 7.WHAT ARE THE AIMS OF THE OFFICIAL BIENNIAL AND DOES IT FULFILL THEM?FOLLOWING A VISIT TO THE TATE CLAUDE PARENT AND DOMESTIC INTERIORS EXHIBITIONS. BY STEVEN BENSON

One of the overriding concepts behind the Official Biennial exhibits is: “how notions of intimacy, delinquency and inefficiency inform many contemporary art practices today”(Forward, by Sally Tarant, to the Official Biennial Book of reflective essays,”A Needle Walks into a Haystack”,2014). … Continue reading

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BIENNIAL, POST 6.MY OWN BIENNIAL(CONTINUED). CURATED BY STEVEN BENSON

 

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POST 5:MY OWN BIENNIAL!BY STEVEN BENSON

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BIENNIAL, 2014,POST 4:INDIES,METRO QUARTER; RISING FROM THE ASHES(OF CITY AND PERSONHOOD): TO WHAT?.BY STEVEN BENSON

  Whose Utopia?And of what kind? Capitalist or genuine joy?

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