Pluralising the Institution: On the Conference 'Institutions by Artists'
Virginie Bobin

'What does it mean to think personally about one's critical investments, especially for those of us who are not artists but who have had intimate relationships with artist-run projects?' Art historian Julia Bryan-Wilson posed this question during a session at 'Institutions by Artists', a three-day conference that brought over fifty speakers from around the world to Vancouver, Canada on 12-14 October 2012.