Critical Writing Index

Paperwait vol. 7. Contemporary Art Writing

by Doug Lewis, Kenneth Hayes and Jeanne Randolph

Winnipeg: aceartinc

Catalogue for 2004-2005 programming at aceart inc, an artist-run-centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The catalogue includes essays by curators and critics, in-situ photo documentation of exhibitions and events. "Celebrating the 2004-2005 programming year, Paperwait Vol.7 includes artist's pages with works that relate to the theme, Art + text. The work of four artists was selected from almost a hundred submissions. These works incorporate a variety of ideas such as the fetishizing of mass culture, the commodity of art and the reclamation of the art object, counter consumerism, obsession of the artist, racial stereotyping, humour and anxieties of art making, aceartinc. continues to acknowledge the importance of constructive analysis and reflections about art through critical text and this publication includes five critical distance essays from the programming year. Critical Distance is fundamentally important program that encourages artists and art theorist to respond to the exhibitions at aceartinc. [text excerpt source: catalogue’s foreword]

ITEM 2004.173 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Helen Cho

Sandee Moore

Linda Duvall

Daniel Young

Christian Giroux

Karen Azoulay

Robyn Foster

Martin Beauregard