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Dirty Literature - Disobedient Words : A User's Manual

Dirty Literature, curated by Electra's Fatima Hellberg presents a series of performances and readings exploring the moment when language threatens (or promises) to become illegible. This essay, by Fatima Hellberg, considers the 'turn to language' undertaken at the National Portrait Gallery, in light of each of the participant's contributions and is taken from the exhibition catalogue,

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Favoured Nations - Just off the Tottenham Court Road

Lina Dzuverovic and Stina Högkvist curated Favoured Nations for the fifth Momentum 2009 Nordic Biennial
of Contemporary Art
. The catalogue, along with the represented artists, includes the essay 'Favoured Nations - Just off the Tottenham Court Road' and writing from Siv Hofsvang, Marita Muukkonen and Electra's Fatima Hellberg among others.

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The Love Affair Between the Museum and the Arts of Sound: But Will It Last?

Lina Dzuverovic contributed this essay to Axis' webzine, Dialogue in 2009. The text considers the intersection between the 'arts of sound' and visual arts institutions, highlighting a number of frequently adopted models from the one-off sound exhibition, sound as the entertainment within a broader programme, and visual and sound art collaborations.

Read the essay here :English / Korean

Marina Rosenfeld Sheer Frost Orchestra Tate Modern, 2006
Produced by Electra
Photo credit: Frederick Bemas

The P0litics of S0und / The Culture 0f Exchange

The P0litics of S0und / The Culture 0f Exchange was a Tate Online panel discussion moderated by Lina Dzuverovic, which took place between Kenneth Goldsmith, Douglas Kahn and John Oswald on January 31 - March 23 in 2005.

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