Statutes of Liberty:
How Artists Govern Themselves
In February, together with the New Museum in New York, we co-published the Art Spaces Directory, a book that is both a guide to and a celebration of independent art initiatives from 96 countries—from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. The book is an accompaniment to the museum’s triennial “The Ungovernables,” devoted to presenting challenging work by young artists from around the world.
Since ArtAsiaPacific embarked on this project over a year ago, alternative spaces and artists collaborations have been a constant focus of our attention. In our March/April issue…