Contribution to Book
A brief history of Appropriationh.arta: Everyday Fragments (2012)
Booklet featuring new texts by h.arta, Marina Vishmidt and Liz Linden & Jen Kennedy.
“h.arta group’s first US solo exhibition “Everyday Fragments” at MINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies Ludlow 38 in New York will be based on two projects – The Most Beautiful Day of My Life (2007–2009) and Inspired by life (2010–2011) – and on a work realised in collaboration with Jen Kennedy and Liz Linden. By different means such as texts, drawings, photography, video and objects, the exhibition will explore questions such as: “What does it mean to be a feminist in the context of global capitalism?”, “How is dominant ideology shaping every aspect of life and how can small, everyday gestures be the basis for a meaningful resistance to this process?”. The project wishes to reflect on the possibility to affirm a multi- faceted feminist position, which is defined in a process of collaboration and that takes into consideration the importance of connecting theory to everyday practice.” (Tobi Maier)
PublisherMINI/Goethe-Institut Curatorial Residencies Ludlow 38 and Spector Books
Citation InformationJen Kennedy and Liz Linden. "A brief history of Appropriation" New York, NY and Leipzig, Germanyh.arta: Everyday Fragments (2012) p. 76 - 80
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/liz-linden/12/