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Thinking of the Outside: New art and the city of Bristol

Author Claire Doherty (edited)

Date 01.01.2005

Publisher University of the West of England and Bristol Legible City in association with Arnolfini

ISBN 1 86043 3774

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Synopsis

Six internationally acclaimed artists were commissioned to respond to Bristol's historic landscape. This book traces how their research took the artists beyond the limits of the city, to examine present-day boundaries, architecture and attitudes that deal with the relationship between outsider and insider.

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Edited by Claire Doherty, Thinking of the Outside: New art and the city of Bristol records the process of commissioning six artists to respond to Bristol's historic landscape. This book traces how their research took the artists beyond the limits of the city, to examine present-day boundaries, architecture and attitudes that deal with the relationship between outsider and insider. With commissioned essays in response to the new works in situ, interviews with the artists and documentation of work-in-progress, this book offers in-depth analysis and evaluation of a scattered-site exhibition in context.

Artists: Nathan Coley, Phil Collins, Kathleen Herbert, Susan Hiller, Silke Otto-Knapp and João Penalva.

Contributors include: Jon Brett, Morgan Falconer, Alex Farquharson; Jörg Heiser, Josephine Lanyon, Francis McKee, Emily Pethick, Denise Robinson and drawings by Joff Winterhart.

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Funders and supporters
Thinking of the Outside: New Art and the City of Bristol was funded by The University of the West of England, Bristol, Bristol City Council, Picture This and Arnolfini.