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Art-Information: Editorial Strategies, Text-based Formats, Publishing Contexts

26 Apr 2014

Event times

11.30am

Cost of entry

£5 - £12

Address

Travel Information

  • Piccadilly Circus/Charing Cross

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This one-day event looks at acts of publishing within contemporary art and curatorial practice. Guest contributors will draw on a rich variety of engagements, setting current practices against the alternative lineages of Pop and Conceptual Art. Presentations range from considerations of the various format and distribution strategies used by magazine editors and curators, to discussions of publishing, editorship and layout in (and as) practice. Through these, contributors will highlight specific issues such as the appropriation of trade publishing channels and editorial design vocabulary; the significance of typographic layout in progressions from passive ‘looking' into active ‘reading'; requirements for reader participation and responsibility; and the shifting notion of archival and open work within the interactive and networked platforms of digital publishing.