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A Conversation with Nato Thompson – By Chelsea Haines

The creation of a journal, such as 127 Prince, on social art practice speaks to some larger issues not only about art but also about its presentation. For the inaugural issue of 127 Prince, I interviewed Nato Thompson, Chief Curator at Creative Time in New York City, NY. Via email, we discussed the issues as he sees them, specifically his views on the field and its relationship to larger cultural production, and focusing on The Creative Time Summit: Revolutions in Public Practice, which Thompson organized October 23-24, 2009. This interview is set against a backdrop of inquiry about how we, as arts practitioners, claim legitimacy in the academic and artistic fields while also trying to build a sense of community?
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