ARS 06 Sense of Real exhibition catalogue, highlighted the issues of the relevance of art in our own time. The catalogue introduces readers to the worlds of ARS 06, to the borderlands of opposites, of good and evil, joy and sadness. The contributors analyse the works in the exhibition and seek new interpretations for them. At the same time, great narratives get retold.
The artists in the exhibition are presented in articles that explore their works and themes.Six experts in different fields introduce the reader to the content of ARS 06 in this exhibition catalogue. Two psychoanalysts, an art historian and experts in the legal philosophy, criminal law and politics all contribute articles in which they consider how art engages with an ambivalent reality built on dualities.
Publisher: Museum of Contemporary Art publication 100/2006.
Chief Editors: Tuula Karjalainen, Marja Sakari.
Editors: Kati Kivinen, Patrik Nyberg, Tiina Purhonen, Jari-Pekka Vanhala, Anna Wartiovaara.
Writers: Ari Hirvonen, lecturer in legal philosophy at the University of Helsinki, Bracha L. Ettinger, PhD, artist, psychoanalyst and theoretician, Mika Ojakangas, Doctor of Political Sciences, Sami Santanen, aesthetics researcher, Pirkko Siltala, psychoanalyst, and Riikka Stewen, PhD and art historian.
Size 24 x 30 cm, 287 pages.