Dr Andrea Phillips is Reader in Fine Art and Director of PhD programmes in the Art Department at Goldsmiths, University of London. Phillips lectures and writes about the economic and social construction of publics within contemporary art. Recent publications include: Public Space (A Space Called Public, Munich 2013), Constructed Situation (Architecture as Situation, University of Edinburgh, 2013), Art Work (Describing Labour, University of Goteborg,
2013), and Art as Property (Economy: Art and the Subject after Postmodernism, Liverpool University Press, 2014 forthcoming). Recent and ongoing research projects include: Actors, Agent and Attendants, a research project and set of publications that address the role of artistic and curatorial production in contemporary political milieus (in collaboration with Fulya Erdemci and SKOR 2009-2012); co-director of the research project The Aesthetic and Economic Impact of the Art Market, an investigation into the ways in which the art market shapes artists’ careers and public exhibition (in collaboration with Suhail Malik, Andrew Wheatley and Sarah Thelwall); and Public Alchemy, the public program for the Istanbul Biennial 2013 (in collaboration with Fulya Erdemci).
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