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Reclaiming Art / Reshaping Democracy – The New Patrons & Participatory Art
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Xavier Douroux
Foreword

AN INTRODUCTION

Estelle Zhong Mengual
Branches from the Same Tree

1/ COMMON PROBLEMS, DIFFERENT SOLUTIONS

Karin Harrasser
As Society. The Production of Art and New Self-Relations

Alistair Hudson
An Extended Lecture on Tree Twigs: Towards an Ecology of Aesthetics

Nato Thompson
Articulations of Artist-initiated Organizations

2/ WHEN THE ARTIST INVITES PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE

Julia Robinson
Performance, Performativity, Participation: Toward a Genealogy of “Applied Art”

Margit Rosen
Not an Exercise. Remarks on GRAV and the New Patrons' Protocol

Patricia Falguières
Soundings in the Authority of Art: the Conceptual Turn

Boris Groys
The Aesthetic Welfare

Paul O'Neill
The Curatorial Constellation, Durational Public Art, Cohabitational Time and Attentiveness

3/ WHEN PEOPLE INVITE THE ARTIST TO PARTICIPATE

Bruno Latour/Joseph Leo Koerner
An Informal Conversation on Art Commissions throughout History

Vinciane Despret
Those Who Persist. The New Patrons' Commission in Caudry

Émilie Hache
Responding to a Commission. A Moral and Political Problem

Cameron Cartiere
Beyond Institutional Critique: Artists as a Civic Workforce

Helmut Draxler
Volition's Drift. A Theory of Mediation

4/ REINVENTING ART AS EXPERIENCES OF DEMOCRACY

Isabelle Stengers
“Because now I would feel authorized to do it…”

Malcolm Miles
Outside the Crystal Dome: unbinding art from global capital

Frédéric Lordon
Multitudes of Art

Dorian Astor
The New Patrons or Society's Auto-affection

Mary Jane Jacob
Thinking through Dewey

AFTERWORD

Baptiste Morizot/Estelle Zhong Mengual
For an Aesthetics of Encounter. Art and Individuation

APPENDIX

François Hers
The New Patrons' Protocol

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