Around Town Events
Exhibition: “It’s the Political Economy, Stupid”
A new international exhibition, under the striking title “It’s the Political Economy, Stupid” includes the work of former Workspace artist Dread Scott.
The exhibition is curated by Oliver Ressler and Gregory Sholette, who mention in their statement:
“Globalization, privatization, flexible work schedules, deregulated markets; 30 years of neoliberal capitalism has driven most of the world’s governments to partly or wholly abandon their previous role as arbitrators between the security of the majority and the profiteering of the corporate sector... 'It's the Political Economy, Stupid' brings together a group of superlative artists who focus on the current crisis in a sustained and critical manner. Rather than acquiesce to our current calamity, this exhibition asks if it is not time to push back against the disciplinary dictates of the capitalist logic and, as if be some artistic sorcery, launch a rescue of the very notion of the social itself."
Opening tonight, 6:30pm. The Center will be closed August 11-27, 2012.