Critical Writing Index

Curatorial incubator v. 12: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Brat

by Lisa Steele

V tape, 2015

ISBN 978-0-9867810-4-9

This publication, produced in conjunction with Vtape's annual Curatorial Incubator titled A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Brat, finds its curators reflecting on and revising the 1916 Modernist novel by James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, for contemporary audiences.

Through their tackles the instability that is caused through the attempt to adjust to capitalism. Daniella E. Sanader's programme acts as what in her words is a "crisis-mode training session". Adam Barbu delves into humour and discomfort over cause and effect, and Shauna Jean Doherty reflects on Rosalind Krauss' axiom about video and narcissism.


Introduction, by Lisa Steele

Exercises For Precarious Living, by Daniella E. Sanader

Bad Timing, by Adam Barbu

In Perpetual Search for the Self by Shauna Jean Doherty

ITEM 2015.061 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Routine PerformanceMartha Wilson

Asking for a FriendBridget Moser

The YogiDivya Mehra

Hyperventilation 2011Tom Sherman

Shrugging OfficeLucy Clout

forget.Christine Negus

Twenty-Four Jokes, 89Steve Reinke

So... When Did You Figure Out You Had Aids?Vincent Chevalier

I Make Things HappenSteven Eastwood

The Roll of the Artist: An Adventure in ArtJohn Marriott

Fine ArtsEmily Vey Duke & Cooper Battersby

ConditionsLaurel Woodcock

It's No Use CryingDavid Askevold

Delicate IssueKate Craig

True/FalseColin Campbell

EnvisionerTom Sherman

Telling TalesElizabeth Chitty