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Grant Kester

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Grant Kester is professor of art history in the Visual Arts department at the University of California, San Diego and the founding editor of FIELD: A Journal of Socially Engaged Art Criticism. His publications include Art, Activism and Oppositionality: Essays from Afterimage (Duke University Press, 1998), Conversation Pieces: Community and Communication in Modern Art (University of California Press, 2004, second edition in 2013) and The One and the Many: Contemporary Collaborative Art in a Global Context (Duke University Press, 2011). He has recently completed work on Collective Situations: Dialogues in Contemporary Latin American Art 1995-2010, an anthology of writings by art collectives working in Latin America produced in collaboration with Bill Kelley Jr. which is under contract with Duke University Press.

Grant Kester's Posts
  • AT CAPACITY—Mapping Resistance: The Young Lords in El Barrio | Walking Tour
  • A Sign of the Times: Preserving Community Identity in the Bronx
  • Rooted in Neighborhood: Bronx Artists Working in Their Communities