Edited by Ben Parry and with Sally Medlyn and Myriam Tahir
Ben Parry is an artist and curator based in London. He co directs arts organisation Jump Ship Rat and has initiated numerous projects and interventions in the public realm. He is currently undertaking a practice-led PhD in the faculty of creative and cultural industries, University of West Scotland. His work explores tactical and informal urbanism; appropriations and interim uses of the unclaimed and overlooked.
Myriam Tahir lives and works in Paris. As co-director of Jump Ship Rat since 2000, she has run independent art spaces, curated provocative international exhibitions and commissioned temporary interventions in public space.
Sally Medlyn is a creative cultural planner and producer who has worked with Jump Ship Rat since 2005.
Acknowledgements Preface 1. Introduction: Rethinking Intervention Ben Parry 2. An 'Other' Proposition—Situating Reciprocal Practice Declan McGonagle 3. Not Untitled Peter McCaughey 4. Spaces of Urgency Michael Rakowitz Essays on paraSITE and Return Interview by Ben Parry 5. Hello, this is bg1 bg1 Interview by Audrey Careau 6. Third Party, Fire and Theft Nina Edge 7. Squart Yabon Paname Interview by Myriam Tahir 8. Swapping Public and Private Tatzu Nishi 9. War Veteran Vehicle Krzysztof Wodiczko Interview by Ben Parry Interviews with war veterans by Carla McManus 10. From Bellgrove to Lime Street, Return Alan Dunn 11. Earth between the Leaves Gelitin 12. If that's Grassroots, then we're Mudlevel Mudlevel 13. Getting Away With It Jump Ship Rat 14. Afterword: But is it Life? Pavel Büchler Notes on Contributors A–Z of Cultural Hijack
Size: 246 x 168 mm
Publication: February 13, 2012