YOU ARE THE GREATEST ARTIST!
A collaborative piece by British artist Rory Beard and Mexican artist Beatriz Creel where they invite the public to participate in the making of an art show- any show. By asking the participants to appropriate our artwork, and become the ‘greatest artists in the world’, or curator, or gallerist or anything they wish to be. Through this humorous action, we aim to engage with the public In hope to temporarily break the barriers between the audience and the gallery. This simulation is an experiment to expose the diversity of possible outcomes with the use of the same resources for one hand. On the other hand, its to question the operational value of exhibitions overall. Are this exhibitions good enough to fool the common man? If they do, then where do the criteria of art stands?
To recreate a small gallery space within “Espacio gallery", to give the people the possibility of curating their own exhibition by selecting from 30 possible artworks made by both artist, give the artworks and exhibition title accompanied by the name of the artist.
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