Joe Tilson
Item
Issue Three, 1967

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Bill Woodrow
TV Blind
Issue Thirteen, 1982

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Heinrich Sachs
Grosse Expo New Life
Issue Sixteen, 2001

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Peter Cook & Loraine Leeson
Adjusting Culture to Practical Function — Reflections and Projections
Issue 10, 1977

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Gladstone Thompson
The Meeting Place
Issue Twenty, 2017

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Christian Nyampeta
The Rest
Issue Nineteen, 2014

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Gerald Laing
Hybrid
Issue Eight, 1974

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Dave Bugden
Dissemobile
Issue Seven, 1973

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Vito Acconci
Preliminary Proposal for Museum Lawn, Williams College
Issue Eighteen, 2009

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A Short Survey of CONTROL Magazine 1965–2017

In 1965 Stephen Willats was in touch with a group of artists, designers and art theoreticians to put together a new art magazine, which came to be called Control. It cost £67 to print, 450 copies were made and sold for 3/- each, as a not-for-profit magazine without adverts or any other commercial linkage, selling mostly through independent bookshops and, in addition, there was a small exhibition of the magazine at a book shop in Charing Cross Road. Issue One was anonymous, with no date and no Editor... continue reading

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Logie Barrow
From A Summary on Totalism,
Issue One, 1965

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Flyer for Issue 18
2009

PUBLICITY

Nils Norman, Elinor Jansz,
Christabel Stewart, Emily Pethick
Superclinic
Issue Sixteen, 2001

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Stephen Willats, Control Magazine, Studio International, 1976

CONTROL MAGAZINE
Stephen Willats

  1. Control Magazine is published and edited by Stephen Willats at 5 London Mews, London W2. The Magazine was started by myself in 1965, as an occasional journal that centred on the development of a socially relevant theory and practice in art. Right from the magazine’s inception it has been seen as a manifestation of the editorial standpoint for models of information associated with the concept of self-determinism. As an ideology the concept of... continue reading

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Exhibition at TATE Liverpool
25 April–16 May 2018

EVENTS

Contributors 1980–1989

Issue Thirteen 1982

Bill Woodrow
Glenys Johnson
Jenny Holzer
David Evans & Sam Burford
Kate Blacker
Jean-Luc Vilmouth
Stephen Willats
Sue Arrowsmith
Tony Bevan
Tony Cragg
Anish Kapoor

Issue Twelve 1981

Lili Fischer
Stephen Willats
Helen Chadwick
Michael Peel
Bernhard Sandfort
Fred Forest
Gallerie in Friedrichstrasse
F & F Schule für Experimentelle Gastaltung Zürich

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Dan Graham
Projects
Issue Eleven, 1979

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Stephen Willats
Contexts for Freedom
Issue Thirteen, 1982

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First Editorial
Issue One, 1965

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Langlands and Bell
Issue Seventeen, 2007

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