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CAE stands for Critical Art Ensemble

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A little school house at the far end of the station set up the Critical Art Ensemble allows for a daily performative 'lesson' by artists who sign up to perform.
Critical Art Ensemble will premiere the ensemble's new work, Marching Plague, which traces the history of biowarfare and terrorism.
In the waning light, Beatriz da Costa, who works in collaboration with the artists' collective Critical Art Ensemble (CAE), described having been visited that morning by FBI agents, who served her a subpoena citing the Biological Weapons Anti-Terrorism Act and requesting her appearance before a federal grand jury.
Groups bridging different times and practices range from the Bread & Puppet Theater and the Zapatistas (not an art group, of course) to the Guerrilla Girls and Critical Art Ensemble (now caught in the Orwellian web of the Patriot Act).
For example, the names of Steven Kurtz and the Critical Art Ensemble were unknown to most until this May, when a federal prosecutor in Buffalo tried to charge him under the Patriot Act as a bioterrorist--a charge as bizarre as it is chilling for all who exercise their freedom of speech.
One thing Gingeras does get straight, however, is that radical politics were very much a central concern for collectives in the '80s and '90s--among those I knew and worked with were Political Art Documentation and Distribution (PAD/D), Group Material, Carnival Knowledge, and REPOhistory--as well as those that came before and after, including Artists Meeting for Cultural Change (AMCC), Art Workers Coalition (AWC), Guerrilla Art Action Group (GAAG), and Paper Tiger, and more recently Dyke Action Machine, Guerrilla Girls, Gran Fury, [R][TM] ark, the Yes Men, Sub Rosa, Critical Art Ensemble, Yomango, Whisper Media, and Temporary Services.
Today, in 2004, artists and activists--most notably Critical Art Ensemble (CAE), whose work is featured in "Gene(sis)"--have started to talk about putting genetic engineering in the hands of the general public, but moving from talk to action remains an open question.