The Artist in Society: Rights, Roles, and Responsibilities
"A collaboration between the New Art Examiner and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, with support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, this publication gathers together---in book form---selected papers from "The Artist in Society, Rights, Roles, and Responsibilities," an October 1994 conference organized by the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Featured authors: Kathy Acker, Carol Becker, Homi K. Bhabba, Page du Bois, Michael Brenson, Michael Eric Dyson, and Henry Giroux. Chapters include: Borderline Artist, Cultural Workers, and the Crisis of Democracy; Democracy and the Idea of the Artist; The Enchantment of Art; Proposition One; Gangsta Rap: Representation, Transgression, and the Race Artist; Survival of the Artist in the New Political Climate; and Where Do We Go From Here: Securing a Place for the Artist in Society."
-- Edited by Carol Becker