Unknowledgeable: The skilled tactics of deskilling

The deskilling of art practice is a Modernist inheritance. Its legacy arises from cyclical strategies of ‘skill-deskilling-reskilling ‘[i], employed to dismantle traditions no longer well-serving to art and society; patronage, misogyny, and the like. Deskilling was tactical, and those (grass)roots still grow today. In essence, deskilling defies an expectation that art should exhibit ‘skill’; skills … Continue reading Unknowledgeable: The skilled tactics of deskilling