Analysing socially engaged practice


 Annenkov, L.1920 The Storming of The Winter Palace Performance. Russia (1920)

Deller, J.The Battle Of Orgreave  a live re-enactment for Artangel media and Channel 4. (2001)

Gabie, N Canteen and Cabot Circus Cantata as part of a residency with insight arts for Bristol Alliance. Bristol (2001).

Tiravanija, R untitled free (1992 – 1997) 303 Gallery, New York.

Tiravanija, R Unititled Tommorow Is Another Day Kolnischer Kunstvereinmm in Cologne, Germany. (1996)

Jerram, L. Play me, I’m Yours touring internationally in partnership with local council authority. (2008 – present)

Monkman, K. and Wexler, T.Congregation in partnership with Scan and British Council  (2010)


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Online Sources


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Drama, Agit . 2001.’Agit Drama’ early 20th Century Russian Drama Online( accessed on 18/01/2011

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Monkman, K. and Wexler, T. 2010.Congregation Rockbound Art Museum, Shanghai, China. Available online ( accessed on 10/02/2011.

Roche, J. 2006. ‘Socially Engaged Art, Critics and Discontents: An Interview with Claire Bishop’ Community arts network online ( accessed on 08/11/10.

Tiravanija, R.2007 The Opening Of Rirkrit Tiravanija’s untitled 1992 (free) at David Zwirner Gallery, New York. Available online ( accessed on 07/02/2011.

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