Sanja Iveković; Public Cuts. Urška Jurman (Ed.). Zavod P.A.R.A.S.I.T.E

Posted in art, Artist Book, books, distribution, writing on June 24th, 2015
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This catalogue brings the first comprehensive survey of most of public art works which Sanja Iveković has either sketched, proposed or performed “on the street” over the last three decades. As we face a time when the idea of public space is confronted by the effects of private capital, and while on the other side of that coin the feminist slogan ‘private is political’ still has it’s raison d’etre, Ivekovic rethinks notions of public through her work.

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6,070,430K OF DIGITAL SPIT. ANICKA YI. Mousse Publishing

Posted in art, Artist Book, books, distribution, exhibition catalogue, writing on June 24th, 2015
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Published in conjunction with the exhibition “Anicka Yi: 6,070,430K of Digital Spit” at the MIT List Visual Arts Center, the book includes an exchange between Caroline A. Jones and Yi on scent, ethnicity, and symbiotic microorganisms; an essay by Johanna Burton on networks and extravisual means; and an essay by Alise Upitis on the irreducible ambiguity of Yi’s work. Anicka Yi: 6,070,430K of Digital Spit is the artist’s first monograph.

Texts by Johanna Burton, Caroline A. Jones and Anicka Yi, and Alise Upitis

Designed by Eric Wrenn

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Black Mountain. Eugen Blume, Matilda Felix, Gabriele Knapstein, Catherine Nichols (ed.). Spector Books

Posted in architecture, art, books, distribution, history, Theory, writing on June 18th, 2015
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The Black Mountain College (BMC), founded in 1933 in North Carolina, is considered by its multidisciplinary and experimental education thought as one of the most innovative schools in the first half of the 20th century. Visual arts, economics, physics, dance, architecture and music were taught here on an equal footing; Teachers and students lived together in a democratically organized community. The first rector of the school was John Andrew Rice, among many other gifts here Josef Albers, John Cage, Walter Gropius and Buckminster Fuller courses. At BMC, many avant-garde concepts were developed. The image-rich band appears on the exhibition Black Mountain. He is the first comprehensive publication on the Black Mountain College in the German-speaking countries and traces the history of this legendary school in its basic features after.

Eugen Blume, Matilda Felix, Gabriele Knapstein, Catherine Nichols (ed.)

Language: German

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Mousse #49. Edoardo Bonaspetti (Ed.)

Posted in art, distribution, Journals, writing on June 17th, 2015
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Includes:

- The Artist as Curator – Issue #8 an insert in Mousse Magazine #49

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- The Future is Here

(Available in the international edition and for subscription only)

 

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Fireflies #2 Abbas Kiarostami and Béla Tarr

Posted in art, distribution, film, magazines, writing on June 5th, 2015
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Fireflies is a print film magazine created between Berlin and Melbourne.

Each issue assembles an international group of writers, artists and critics to celebrate the work of two extraordinary filmmakers through personal essays, interviews and creative responses.

Date of publishing: May 15, 2015
Language: english
Pages: 192
Size: 17 x 24 cm
Weight:  400 g
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Public Abstraction. Vlado Velkov. Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König

Posted in art, books, distribution, history, writing on June 2nd, 2015
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Could it be that fundamental aspects of abstraction remain to be discovered? Abstraction is usually conceived of formally and pictorially, whereby its underlying thought patterns often recede into the background. This book attempts to question the notion of abstraction and art history’s use of it by opening the term up to new interpretations in relation to the public and social spheres of activity. Numerous artistic contributions as well as essays by Gerrit Gohlke, Stefan Heidenreich, Alexander Koch, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Petra Reichensperger, Raimar Stange, Marcus Steinweg, and Vlado Velkov indicate various ways of reconsidering abstraction as a process and a method of artistic production.

2015
English / German
300 pages
Softcover

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Esprit Reprise. Dena Yago. Pork Salad Press

Posted in art, Artist Book, books, distribution, poetry, writing on June 2nd, 2015
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ESPRIT, an extended poem, was originally published in 2011 alongside an exhibition of images at Tomorrow Gallery in Toronto. The poem was written over the span of a year and is comprised of fragmentary observations of Yago’s immediate environments (both interior, domestic, and social) in New York City. ESPRIT REPRISE takes many of these fragments and interstices them with more composed poems, all written in 2015

500 copies

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Sculptures Also Die. Lorenzo Benedetti (Ed.). cura. Books

Posted in art, books, distribution, sculpture, Uncategorized, writing on May 10th, 2015
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Artists: Francesco Arena (Italy), Nina Beier (Denmark), Katinka Bock (Germany), Giorgio Andreotta Calò (Italy), Dario D’Aronco (Italy), N.Dash (USA), Michael Dean (UK), Oliver Laric (Austria), Mark Manders (Netherlands), Michael E. Smith (USA), Fernando Sánchez Castillo (Spain) and Francisco Tropa (Portugal), Oscar Tuazon (USA)
Graphic Design: Andrea Baccin & Walter Santomauro

Edition of 1.000 copies

Produced by Palazzo Strozzi Foundation

Sculptures Also Die offering a reflection on contemporary sculpture curated by Lorenzo Benedetti through new and existing work by twelve Italian and international artists who will be forging a reflection on the meaning, the potential and the new experimental approaches in sculpture today. Contemporary artists tend to use new forms and materials to address a broader time span in an ongoing dialogue between the past and the future; yet at the same time, the exhibition reflects on the way in which today’s artists are also rediscovering such materials as bronze, stone or ceramic, that appeared to have been relegated to the purely academic sphere. These materials are rediscovered and used in a conceptual manner to reflect on such themes as the monument, the fragment, the way materials wear over time, and the recovery of the recent modernist past.

Language: Italian / English

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Even #1. Jason Farago (Ed.). Even Magazine

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, Uncategorized, writing on May 6th, 2015
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Even is a new magazine that interprets contemporary art, its structures and its environment. Published three times a year, Even features long-form articles that range from monographic studies to broad critical analysis; distinctive reviews that take in multiple exhibitions at museums and galleries worldwide; and extensive interviews with artists and arts professionals.

Even seeks to break the deadlock between academic obscurantism on one side, and top-ten lists and party coverage on the other. With a unique and legible voice, Even revives the tradition of criticism for the twenty-first century.

Selected Content from Issue 1:
-Interview with Luc Tuymans on copyright, populism, and the future of Belgium
-Elisabeth Lebovici on Joan Jonas, representing the US at the 2015 Venice Biennale
-New York Times classical music editor Zachary Woolfe on Björk and music in the museum
-Reviews on race in São Paulo’s galleries and museums today; cool kids collective Reena Spaulings in New York and their Berlin counterparts; and the trajectory of an avant-garde exhibition space in New Delhi

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Romka #9. Joscha Bruckert (Ed.)

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, photography, writing on May 6th, 2015
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Romka #9 features photos and stories by Andi Schmied, Andi Schreiber, Andy Kassier, Brendan George Ko, Catarina Pinto, Clay Alvey, Coey Kerr, Corinna Triantafyllidis, Davy de Lepper, Erik van der Weijde, Gioia de Bruijn, Giorgi Nebieridze, Gritli Faulhaber, Hannes Rohrer, Ina and Stella Jungmann, Istabraq Al Naiar, Jaden Dunbar, James King, Jan Philip Welchering, Jana Slaby, Jessica Bowser, John Steck Jr., Julia Borissova, Julia Wolf, Kelly Burgess, Klara Lindner, Laura Glabman, Lena Rosa Händle, Lorena Figueiredo, Macha Bechterew, Nico Wöhrle, Rachel Stern, Sebastian Collett, Thomas le Bas, Walther le Kon, Windrose Stanback, Winne Lievens, and Yann Tostain.

Edited by Joscha Bruckert, designed by Lysanne Bellemare and Benedikt Bock.

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