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Cultural hijack : rethinking intervention

Author: Ben Parry; Sally Medlyn; Myriam Tahir; Jump Ship Rat.
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press : Jump Ship Rat, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Culture Hijack consists of a series of personal testimonies, interviews and essays. It chronicles diverse creative disciplines and shares knowledge about the mechanisms, processes and tactics for multiple approaches to urban interventions which, taken together, form and irregular interpretation of the artist's handbook."--P. 5.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Parry; Sally Medlyn; Myriam Tahir; Jump Ship Rat.
ISBN: 9781846317514 1846317517
OCLC Number: 754168750
Description: 319 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction : Rethinking intervention / Ben Parry --
An 'other' proposition : situating reciprocal practice / Declan McGonagle --
Not untitled / Peter McCaughey --
Spaces of urgency / Michael Rakowitz ; Essays on paraSITE and Return / interview by Ben Parry --
Hello, this is bgl / bgl ; interview by Audrey Careau --
Third party, fire and theft / Nina Edge --
Squart / Yabon Panane ; interview by Myriam Tahir --
Swapping public and private / Tatzu Nishi --
War veteran vehicle / Krzysztof Wodiczko ; Interview / Barry Parry ; Interviews with war veterans / Carla McManus --
From Bellgrove to Lime Street, return / Alan Dunn --
Earth between the leaves / Gelitin --
If that's grassroots, then we're Mudlevel / Mudlevel --
Getting away with it / Jump Shit Rat --
Afterword : But is it life? / Pavel Büchler.
Responsibility: edited by Ben Parry ; with Myriam Tahir and Sally Medlyn.


Cultural Hijack positions the artist as narrator, revealing the thinking behind interventions as well as the process of their creation and reception, to expose the ways in which the city becomes the  Read more...
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Cultural hijackers are actually anarchist artists who perform works of art without permission, usually unsolicited and often in the city, but sometimes also in a landscape, where you then just Read more...

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