Christodoulos PanayiotouTo Bring Back the World to the World, vue d’installation | installation view, CAC Brétigny, 2012.
Photo : Aurélien Mole / CAC Brétigny permission de l’artiste | courtesy of the artist

Print Performance

Invited to contribute to this special issue of esse, I set myself a few constraints: to work from images, to introduce artists with whom I am engaged in meaningful dialogues and to respond to the conditions of this invitation, namely, a small-run, specialized, and subsidized print publication. In short, I would reflect on the specificities of this form and medium at this strange moment, after repeated prophecies of the imminent demise of both print and subsidies, when art publications’ necessary claims of dissemination are hemmed in by niche-market determinism and tinged with luxury status.

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