It's Not a Garden Table: Art and Design in the Expanded Field

It's Not a Garden Table: Art and Design in the Expanded Field
Author: Jörg Huber, Burkhard Meltzer, Heike Munder, Tido von Oppeln (Eds.)
Publisher: JRP|Ringier
Language: English
Pages: 280
Size: 15.1 x 22.4 cm
Weight: 355 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 978-3-03764-211-5
Price: €35.00
Product Description

Artists, designers, and theorists discuss the consequences of design as a self-referential practice, and the aesthetics of life-world in the art context with a special focus on furniture. The publication proposes three approaches to the expanded definition of design today and its relation to the art context:

Distinction: with texts by Tido von Oppeln, Mateo Kries, Klaus Spechtenhauser, Burkhard Meltzer, and Sven Lütticken

Participation: with texts by Alexander García Düttmann, Monika Kritzmöller, Jennifer Allen, Judith Welter, and a discussion with Martin Boyce, Frédéric Dedelley, and Max Borka

Production: interviews with Jurgen Bey, Matthew Smith, Mamiko Otsubo, Martino Gamper, Martin Boyce, Sofia Lagerkvist / Front Design, Andrea Zittel, Jerszy Seymour, Florian Slotawa, David Renggli, and Julia Lohmann

Published on the occasion of a research collaboration of the Institute of Critical Theory (Zurich University of the Arts) and the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich.

Edited by
Jörg Huber
Burkhard Meltzer
Heike Munder
Tido von Oppeln