But stated as missing: a negation of representational politics in respect of the generally tendencies to include outsiders would provoke …
|Finally Anthony Iles took the effort to review ‘Making Things Public: Atmospheres of Democracy’ in metamute – and ends not very positively to state as main point a missing critical access in addressing the definition of power.
The term of ‘assembly’ obviously not only was the main expression focused on, but finally became as well the initiating force for both exhibition and book:
‘In this show we simply wanted to pack loads of stuff where naked people were supposed to assemble simply to talk.’
So far one could have the impression that no one really dared to look at the overwhelming project with the somewhat limited or allover access it finally allowed. Both seemed to make it difficult to allow for the grasping of critical aspects as the project attempted to be cover its theme quite generally from very diverse angels – but always accurately according to the layed out definition. And exactly this delivers one major point for the critic of A.Iles: