A Village Voice Best Book of the Year, this collection of essays covers a range of topics, from “Education and Democracy” and “Politics and Election” to “Cultural Participation” and “AIDS and Democracy: A Case Study.”
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Discussions in Contemporary Culture is an award-winning series co-published with the Dia Center for the Arts in New York City. These volumes offer rich and timely discourses on a broad range of cultural issues and critical theory. The collection covers topics from urban planning to popular culture and literature, and continually attracts a wide and dedicated readership.
About the Author
Brian Wallis is chief curator and director of exhibitions at the International Center for Photography (ICP) and is on the faculty of the ICP-Bard Program. He was previously a curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York and a senior editor at Art in America. He is the editor of Democracy: Discussions in Contemporary Culture #5 and If You Lived Here: The City in Art, Theory, and Social Activism: Discussions in Contemporary Culture #6 by Martha Rosler, both published by The New Press.