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As We Were Saying: Art and Identity in the Age of “Post”
  • Jen Kennedy
  • Liz Linden
Curated by: Claire Barliant

Does "identity politics" still matter? Maybe a better question would be: does difference still matter?

Since the mid-nineties, when interest in identity-centric issues began to wane, traditional categories based on race, class, gender, and sexual orientation, have been in question. Identities are now considered relational and fluid rather than inherent and fixed, and it is often stated that we have entered the age of “post”—post-racial, post-critical, post-AIDS. Passive retrospection has replaced active debate. 

Artists: A.K. Burns & Katherine Hubbard, Josh Faught, Nikita Gale, Cassandra Guan, Jen Kennedy & Liz Linden, Josh Kline, Ignacio Lang, Simone Leigh, Suzanne McClelland, The Filmballad of Mamadada*, Shelly Silver, Jason Simon, and Michael Wang. 
Publication Date
September 12, 2014
Citation Information
Jen Kennedy and Liz Linden. "As We Were Saying: Art and Identity in the Age of “Post”" (2014)
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