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25 – 28 Feburary 2009
CAA 2009 Conference, Los Angeles

CAA College Art Association
97th Annual Conference

Session: Stealth Public Art

Traditional, sanctioned models of public art generally do not ebb into extinction (although we sometimes may wish this were so) but coexist with new initiatives competing for legitimacy and currency. Object- and design-driven models of permanent public art persist, but other initiatives and innovations have produced an exciting, unsettling, and discursive range of artifactual, social, spatial, and political manifestations—including installations, interventions, performances, products, reenactments, and multiple forms of collaboration—that engage subjects and issues with agility and urgency. It is this thrilling instability and ubiquity that makes “stealth” public art difficult to dismiss and elusive to examine critically. The session comprises papers and presentations from artists, art historians, critics, and curators on alternative practices, projects, and initiatives that seek to question, bypass, or transform existing models and accepted conventions of public art. Whether peripatetic, unobtrusive, or clandestine, these frequently artist-initiated works anticipate imminent issues and stimulate critical ideas regarding the future of the public art and public space.

Wednesday, February 25, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Concourse Meeting Room 408B, Level 2
Los Angeles Convention Center

Chair: Patricia C. Phillips, Cornell University

Orange Work: Renegotiating Public Space, John Hawke, Suffolk Community College

Take It to the Air: Radio as Public Art, Sarah Kanouse, University of Iowa

Networked Cultures: Circulations of Unsoliticed Connectivity, Helge Mooshammer, Vienna University of Technology

Meanwhile, Zoe Sheehan Saldana, Baruch College, City University of New York

Session: Rights to Expression vs. Regimes of Power in the Public Sphere

This session encompasses papers addressing works of art, architecture, or other uses of visual culture that explore rights to self-expression in the public sphere. At the same time that new media have expanded our potential for expression, older forms (places of worship, public squares, monuments) still flourish. Concurrently, definitions of public and private space have been increasingly problematized and reconfigured through both globalization and the disembodiment of the traditional space-time continuum. Topics covered will include the public sculpture/installations of Thomas Hirschhorn, the politically volatile work of Argentine artist Leon Ferrari, and the impact of terrorist threats on altering future models for urban design.

Thursday, February 26, 2:30 PM–5:00 PM
Ahmanson Auditorium, 1st Floor
MOCA, Grand Avenue

Chairs: Noah Chasin, Bard College; Susan Merriam, Bard College

Means to Ends, Ends to Means: Repetition and Expression in the 1980s, Johanna Burton, Whitney Museum Independent Study Program

Marking Rights: The Politics of the Trace in the Work of Allora and Calzadilla, Yates McKee, Columbia University

Léon Ferrari versus the "Barbarism of the West", Todd Porterfield, University of Montreal

Structures of Experience: Thomas Hirschhorn against Architecture, Lisa Lee, Princeton University

Gunners and Runners: Counterterrorism Design in an Age of Fear, Peter Mörtenböck, Goldsmiths, University of London



+ Ana Dzokic and Marc Neelen
+ Ayreen Anastas and Rene Gabri
+ atelier d'architecture autogérée (aaa)
+ Asya Filippova
+ Sophie Hope and Sarah Carrington
+ Branca Curcic
+ Christoph Schaefer
+ Campement Urbain
+ Claudia Zanfi
+ Despoina Sevasti and Poka-Yio
+ Erden Kosova
+ Helmut Batista


Radio as Spatial Practiceby: Paulo Tavares Survival Kits: Artistic Responses to Globalizationby: Marga van Mechelen What Ever Happened to Cultural Democracy?by: Sophie Hope I don't know how to explain ...by: Anca Gyemant Trading Placesby: Peter Moertenboeck & Helge Mooshammer Milosevic as Architectby: Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss When the Unavoidable Knocks at the Door ...by: Gulsen Bal Tracing Translocality: The BlackBenz Raceby: Felix Stalder travelling lexicon towards a global positioning systemby: Celine Condorelli