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Douglas, Anne; Fremantle, Chris

Authors

Anne Douglas



Contributors

Amara Geffen
Editor

Ann Rosenthal
Editor

Aviva Rahmani
Editor

Abstract

The Work of Allan Kaprow (1927-2006). Allan Kaprow was interested in blurring the boundaries between art and life on the premise that “Life is more artlike than art”. He drew artists and participants into noticing and exploring life's spontaneous moments of sociability such as meeting a stranger through sharing a practical task. Where we commonly invest value in the completion of a task, Kaprow invested value in the quality of encounter that is created between people through shared activities. Kaprow developed events by writing a set of instructions - a poem or riddle to be figured out through participation.

Citation

DOUGLAS, A. and FREMANTLE, C. [2021]. Calendar variations. In Geffen, A., Rosenthal, A., Fremantle, C. and Rhamani, A. (eds.) Ecoart in action: activities, case studies and provocations for classroom and community. New York: New Village Press [online], Forthcoming. Available from: https://nyupress.org/9781613321461/ecoart-in-action/

Acceptance Date Feb 1, 2021
Online Publication Date Apr 20, 2021
Deposit Date Apr 26, 2021
Publicly Available Date Feb 21, 2022
Publisher New Village Press
Book Title Ecoart in action: activities, case studies and provocations for classroom and community.
ISBN 9781613321461
Keywords Kaprow; Art; Life; Tasks; Instructions; Experience as art
Public URL https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/1323366