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Art Night Volume 1


Expanding the City’s Boundaries


Art Night publication: Expanding the City’s Boundaries is a collection of essays from leading curators, urbanists, writers, art historians and sociologists reflecting on the meaning of Art Night and its role in a city like London. It critically explores the the potential of contemporary arts for reshaping and reassessing our urban environments. It aims to be all at once an archive, a chronicle and a nocturnal journey across London. For this first volume, the contributors have been looking at the various ways in which Art Night redefines the physical, mental and temporal boundaries of the multiple spaces we inhabit – be that the boundaries of our minds and bodies, or those of our homes, city, or even our culture(s).

Edited by Enora Robin, with Louise Chignac and Kathy Noble

Table of contents


Art Night with ICA, Gregor Muir (Director of Collection, International Art, Tate and former Executive Director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts)

Expanding the City’s Boundaries, Enora Robin (book editor)

The Festival, Kathy Noble (Art Night curator and co-editor of the book)

Utopia for the Fragmented, Rhys Williams (artwork by Xu Zhen, produced by MadeIn Company)

The Mouth of the Thames, Linsey Young (artwork by Celia Hempton)

The Archaeology of our Lives, Vincent Honoré (artwork by Nina Beier)

Who Are You Wearing?, Laura McLean-Ferris (artwork by Alexandra Bachzetsis)

C is for Celluloid, Maria Palacios Cruz (artwork by Jennifer West)

Time Framed, Isabella Maidment (artwork by Joan Jonas and Jason Moran)

How to Build a House, Kathy Noble (artwork by Linder)

Inhabiting the World, Aaron Cezar in conversation with Cecilia Bengolea (artwork by Cecilia Bengolea)

Invited In, Tom Clark (artwork by Laure Prouvost)

Death Line, Life Line, Matthew Beaumont (artowkr by Koo Jeong A)

Art on the Underground, Enora Robin in conversation with Eleanor Pinfield, Head of Art on the Underground

Gathering Darkly: Strange Communions of Art at Night, John Bingham-Hall, Researcher at LSE Cities


Pre-order limited editions of the book here or limited run available from 30 March at Libreria and  Tender Books.

Additional Information
Weight 500 g
Dimensions 240 x 170 mm
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