See to believe : the Center for Tactical Magic’s sleight of hand

Coombs, Gretchen (2014) See to believe : the Center for Tactical Magic’s sleight of hand. Journal of Aesthetics and Culture, 6.

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Abstract

The Bay Area’s Center for Tactical Magic has been performing ‘‘magical’’ art interventions since 2000. The Center’s work augments traditional activist techniques by offering new conceptions of what art and activism can entail in a contemporary urban context. This article explores how Jacques Rancie`re’s reconfigured relationship between art and politics can be applied to the Center’s work, providing new distributions of the sensible for participants.

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ID Code: 72981
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: The Center for Tactical Magic; activism; distribution of the sensible; art as dissensus; alterity; oppositional device
DOI: 10.3402/jac.v6.23713
ISSN: 2000-4214
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN CREATIVE ARTS AND WRITING (190000) > ART THEORY AND CRITICISM (190100)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 G. Coombs
Copyright Statement: This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons CC-BY 4.0 License (http:// creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), allowing third parties to copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format and to remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, provided the original work is properly cited and states its license.
Deposited On: 23 Jun 2014 00:06
Last Modified: 24 Jun 2014 06:13

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