Pratiques urbaines

[In French] L’art urbain fait d’abord et avant tout appel au public puisque le contexte social, et surtout l’individu, en sont la matière première. Ainsi, ce dossier propose de réfléchir sur les motivations des artistes qui prennent place dans le tissu urbain, celles-ci fluctuant au gré des différentes situations.



Current Issue


As the basis for social organization and the primary site of socialization, the family has drawn particular attention in the visual arts since the inception of art history. As contemporary art seems well engaged in an examination of cultural practices, the family, in all its forms, is returning to the spotlight. Many artists today revisit family traditions, sites, and taboos, challenge what has been held as unspeakable by digging into archives, and invent new, intimate forms of sociability out of biographical experiences. This issue reflects on family histories as they are rewritten in contemporary art.