In this contribution to ISRF Bulletin 25, Lisa Taylor reflects on the role that participatory art projects may play in helping communities deal with the social and personal impacts of deindustrialisation.
How does an artist engage with the uneasy churning of materiality, visuality, culture, and finance? Salvaging scraps from its excesses and reassembling them is one way….
At arms fairs, many companies give away complimentary gifts – stress balls in the shape of bombs and grenades, rubber tanks, condoms, and sweets with slogans. What might these objects tell us about the way weapons are regarded in the arms industry?