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The Luminary is excited to announce our 2018 Residency Season, composed of an assembly of artists, activists, curators, critics, collectives, and experimental practitioners. For the year, we invited proposals that rethink the relationship between the individual and the institution, asking questions such as: How does an artist, art writer or curator reshape an institution’s practice, its publics, or its politics? How do economies of care and collaboration reshape the institution? How do we work past the individual economies of the art world and advance new conceptions of the commons? Selected participants proposed to rewrite our institutional language, host VR summits on alternative practices, convene conversations on feminist arts organizing, and imagine prefigurative forums for art's funding, creation, and circulation.Read More
Continuing our "in residence" series, James McAnally speaks with recent resident Dan Miller on his collaborative practices, the different contexts of working in Australia, Chicago and then St. Louis, and his attempts at working past established individual and institutional forms.Read More
Temporary Art Review
Valentina Sansone interviews London-based collaborative, They Are Here, about civic practice, precarity, and their recent projects on contract work and speculative finance at Tate Modern and Konsthall C.Read More
Kimia Maleki reviews Nazafarin Lotfi's solo exhibition "Negative Capability" at Regards, ChicagoRead More
Support the groundbreaking work of The Luminary by attending our annual Lot 49 art auction + benefit on Friday, March 23rd from 7pm to 10pm.