Our Prop Mud
In their conversation, published as issue #3 of the “ ” series, Becky Beasley and Claire Scanlon share the names of artists and writers who have become references in their work, sounding boards for and companions to their thinking and practices. Many contemporary art practices on the other hand insist on their own virginal originality by failing to acknowledge a relational dependency on a cohort of elected affinities. Joseph Noonan-Ganley is interested in these auxiliary players and their functions. His text is an inquiry into the part of the prop: both a theatrical term as well as one used in rugby, where it literally describes a supporting role. Eva Wilson & Adam Gibbions, editors of the “ ” series, published by Nero editions.