Collaboration and Production Through Networks: Staging Relations: Relational Art and Network Technologies in Superflex’ Staging Strategies

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  • Networked Experience Sessions

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  • Collaboration and Production Through Networks: Staging Relations: Relational Art and Network Technologies in Superflex’ Staging Strategies

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  • Setting off from an action research approach, this paper identifies and analyses the staging strategy employed in Copenhagen art group Superflex so-called relational art; a strategy that makes use of the Internet in order to connect people and facilitate dialogue, change, development, etc., in accordance with the general aim of relational art. Following a typology of the arenas that this staging strategy amounts to, the paper finally discusses how concepts of network in relational art become influenced by technology, and vice versa.

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