CFP: Art and the Market (5/1/05; e-journal issue)

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EnterText vol.5 no.1

Art and the Market

Relationships between cultural production and consumption will be the focus of this issue of the refereed free-access online journal EnterText ( The term ‘art’ will be taken to encompass all kinds of cultural production, in different places and at different points of history. Creative work, accounts of personal experience and opinion-pieces will be considered, as well as academic papers. Submissions are invited by 1 May 2005 on, for instance:

 - ideologies and practices of patronage, commissioning and reward

- cultural representations of the artist’s predicament, its romance and realisms

- relationships between artists and enabling others

- class, craft and the elite object of cultural consumption

- the power of the popular

- Benjamin’s “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”

- the changing dynamics of resourcing art: from the garret to the lottery

- public broadcasting and its responsibilities

- the impact of profit imperatives and public-private partnership

- collaborative art forms as against the marketable auteur or diva

- new technologies’ impact on production and marketing of cultural products

- royalties, rights and revenues

- the concept of apprenticeship as against the idea of originality

- art for art’s sake?

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