From “under Pressure” by Ute Meta Bauer.  (on curating inside the institution)

“Is it still possible to believe, as Antonio Gramsci did, in the artist as an organic intellectual whose role is not to act subordinate but to be critically independent voice that negotiates civil society? In some ways. But it is most important not to fall into the trap of considering any of the art world’s players or institutions as fixed entities. This constant flux, this shift of what outside and inside even are, makes it possible to open a space in education for rethinking values and judgements and to develop new critical practices. The biggest challenge may not be the pressure of the art market, but the willingness of the academy to challenge itself.”

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