commons: introduction, Zdenka Badovinac, Bojana Piškur, Ida Hiršenfelder

curator Zdenka Badovinac, Bojana Piškur, Ida Hiršenfelder
duration 14:58 min
year 28 June 2016
courtesy of MG+MSUM

The commons are manifested in various ways that encourage, celebrate and protect the right to diversity. They are signified by a decentralized structure, which moves away from ‘traditional’ methods of making artistic statements, protests, or social critiques in the globalized world. The artistic groups working with the idea of the commons look more like an elaborate network. In part, this web-like structure is the result of internet-based organizing, but it is also a response to political realities that sparked the idea of the commons in the first place.

 

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