1. Contributors

        Dave Beech

        artist, writer, and curator, London

      1. Dave Beech is an artist in the collective Freee as well as a writer and curator. Currently, he is Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Arts, London. As an artist, he has exhibited at the Istanbul Biennial in 2013 and the Liverpool Biennial in 2010. Beech has contributed to debates on participation and art’s publics, and the legacy of the avant-garde and conceptualism in books such as Art and Value: Art’s Economic Exceptionalism in Classical, Neoclassical and Marxist Economics (2015); Art and Text (2011); Locating the Producers: An End to the Beginning, the Beginning of the End (2011); and Curating the Educational Turn (2010). Beech is a co-founding editor of the journal Art and the Public Sphere, co-founder of The Internationaler magazine, and joint founding editor of The First Condition. With Paul O’Neill, he also co-curated, the exhibition We Are Grammar at Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York in 2011. His book Art and Value (2015) is an extensive study of the exceptionalism of art in classical, neoclassical, and Marxist economics. Beech lives and works in London. [Last updated 2016]