Launch — The Artist as an Instigator of Changes…

Interactive interface of the simulation Meta Filter, 1973–75

If you’re in Lon­don next Wed­nes­day you can join the con­ver­sa­tion between Steph­en Wil­lats and Stu­art Comer to cel­eb­rate the book launch of Steph­en Wil­lats »The Artist as an Instig­at­or of Changes in Social Cog­ni­tion and Beha­viour« at Raven Row

»Steph­en Wil­lats’ major essay The Artist as an Instig­at­or of Changes in Social Cog­ni­tion and Beha­viour is re-issued for the first time by Occa­sion­al Papers. Pub­lished in 1973 by Gal­lery House Press, Lon­don – where Wil­lats was Dir­ect­or of the Centre for Beha­vi­our­al Art – and long out of print, the paper includes rig­or­ous ana­lyses of social forms of artist­ic pro­duc­tion and descrip­tions of a num­ber of pro­jects by the artist.

The new Occa­sion­al Papers edi­tion fea­tures the ori­gin­al text, accom­pan­ied by archiv­al images and a spe­cially writ­ten intro­duc­tion by Wil­lats«
 — OP

Raven Row
56 Artil­lery Lane
Lon­don E1 7LS

Wed­nes­day Decem­ber 1st, 2010 at 7 pm

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