Edited by Marisa Jahn
Published by YYZBOOKS & REV-
192 pages softcover, two colors
Design by Ryan Hines
Distribution: LitDistCo & Distributed Art Publishers (D.A.P.)
Byproduct: On the Excess of Embedded Art Practices presents texts from a variety of artists, activists, curators, and interdisciplinary thinkers that interrogate projects by cultural practitioners ‘embedded’ in industries, the government, and other non-art sectors. Working with the physical systems and symbolic languages of these institutions, these cultural agents develop projects – or ‘byproducts’ – that produce meaning contingent on their hosts. Whether the works are explicitly polemical or instrumentalized by their hosts is up for debate…
A Constructed World, Au Travail / At Work, Tejpal S. Ajji, Allan Antliff, Paul Ardenne, Grant Arnold, Gina Badger and Adam Bobbette, IAIN BAXTER&, Claire Bishop, Lawrence Bogad, Andrew Boyd, John Seely Brown, Ian Clarke, Etienne Turpin and DT Cochrane, Maureen Connor and Kadambari Baxi, Joseph del Pesco, Connor Dickie, Peter Eleey, democratic innovation (Kent Hansen), Kate Henderson, Reverend Billy (William Talen and Savitri D.), Luis Jacob, Michelle Jacques, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Janez Janša, Tomas Jonsson, Lev Kreft, Michelle Kuo, Adam Lauder, Kristin Lucas, Steve Mann, Experiments in Art and Technology, Lisa Larson-Walker, AntanasMockus, Amish Morrell, Joshua Moufawad-Paul, Mammalian Diving Reflex (Darren O’Donnell & Natalie De Vito), Ingrid Baxter Ovesen, Michael Page, Kathleen Pirrie-Adams, Pedro Reyes, John Searle, Michel Serres, Matthew Soules, Barbara Steveni (Artist Placement Group/O+I), Felicity Tayler, The Yes Men, Vincent Trasov (Mr. Peanut), Camille Turner (Miss Canadiana), Merve Ünsal, Pauline van Mourik Broekman and Josephine Berry, Stephen Wright.