All artists are alike. They dream of doing something that’s more social, more collaborative, and more real than art. —Dan Graham
SUPERFLEX’S INTERNET TV STATION for elderly residents of a Liverpool housing project (Tenantspin, 1999); Annika Eriksson’s inviting groups and individuals to communicate their ideas and skills at the Frieze Art Fair (Do you want an audience? 2003); Jeremy Deller’s Social Parade for more than twenty social organizations in San Sebastián (2004); Lincoln Tobier’s training local residents in Aubervilliers, northeast Paris, to produce half-hour radio programs (Radio Ld’A, 2002); Atelier Van Lieshout’s A-Portable floating abortion clinic (2001); Jeanne van Heeswijk’s project to turn a condemned shopping mall into a cultural center for the residents of Vlaardingen, Rotterdam (De Strip, 2001–2004); Lucy Orta’s workshops in Johannesburg (and elsewhere) to teach unemployed
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