Cornerhouse Anguish and Enthusiasm
Anguish and Enthusiasm
What Do You Do With Your Revolution Once You’ve Got It share
13th Apr - 18th Aug 2013
Anguish and Enthusiasm is an extraordinary group show of new and recent contemporary art from across the globe, which explores social contexts in the wake of a revolution. While revolutions can serve as landmark shifts in the history of a nation, people or a cause, it is often the post-revolutionary period that reveals most about the mindset and outlook of those that map the new terrain. Frequently followed by Civil Wars and purges, many ideological principles – and people themselves – fall by the wayside. What makes a successful revolutionary? And who gets to decide?