March 16, 2005

PUBLICATION | Mute Magazine Issue 29

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Special Section: (Un)Regenerate Art
Urban renewal conscripts 'creatives' to serve in the neoliberal restructuring of inner cities. These three texts look at some alternative roles for art and artists:
:: Mysteries of the Creative Class - Gregory Sholette on the gentrification of New York and the art collective REPOhistory
:: The Shape of Locative Media - Simon Pope sets some new co-ordinates, and salvages some old ones, for locative art
:: Explaining Urbanism to Wild Animals - Mark Crinson on artists working with collective memory and the post-industrial city