PROVENCE Issue C. Provence.

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Issue C – Criticism Now, SPRING/SUMMER 2017

With contributions from:

Nadja Abt and Tobi Maier, Anonymous, Artists Space, Michele D’Aurizio, John Beeson, Annika Bender, Juliette Blightman and Deanna Havas, Henning Bohl, Mikaël D. Brkić, Oliver Bulas and Noe Derbyshire, Enzo Camacho, Amy Lien and Eve Tangsakul, Merlin Carpenter, castillo/corrales, Anke Dyes and Jutta Zimmermann, Oleg Frolov, Marta Fontalan, Edgars Gluhovs, Lina Grumm, Mauricio Guillén, Julia Haller and Inka Meißner, Hilary Harkness and Nolan Simon, Lena Henke and Lisa Holzer, Karl Holmqvist, Daniel Horn, Krinzinger Friedhof Group, Holger Kuhn, Adriana Lara, Erik Lavesson, Nik Geene and Timothy Furey, Andrea Legiehn, Life Sport, Adam Linder and Jonathan P. Watts, Nicola Di Menna, Julia Moritz, Ariane Müller, Cecilie Norgaard, Philip Pilekjær, Marina Pinsky, Bonny Poon, Zak Prekop, Hinrich Sachs, Sarah Sandelbaum and Hannah Zipfel, Magnus Schaefer, Joël Schranz, Andreas Selg, Natalia Sielewicz, Mathew Sova, Starship, Megan Francis Sullivan, United Talend Agency, Maja Wismer, Seyoung Yoon, Phillip Zach.

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Out of the Blue. Kirill Golovchenko. Rodovid Press.

Posted in Artist Book, books, distribution, photography, Wholesale on April 15th, 2017
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As a kid I spent a lot of time on the beach. We spent most of the summer in a seaside holiday home. It’s a great feeling on the seaside, calming and threatening at the same time. Life on the beach is very varied. The beach is a universal theme and in this case part of the cultural world of the Ukraine.

Perhaps you can find out more about people at the beach than at other public spaces. People go to the beach, take off their clothes, lie down next to other people they don’t know, swim, eat, tan, and drink … The more people there are lying on one level, the more join. Some parts of the beach are so hopelessly overcrowded that you can’t get to the waterside for all the beach-towels. My images are what they are, merely windows on the reality of the seaside. Most images are direct observations captured using a camera: seen briefly, and then they’re over. I’ve always needed to be close up to people, to almost be part of them, which is like saying I was never just an observer but also a holidaymaker. One of them.

I took a swimming tyre and shot photos through it. The circular image this created reminds me of a ship’s porthole. Also, the circle resembles a telescope lens and had a touch of the voyeuristic about it. It fits the beach, and not just as a formal device. For me, the tyre helped me learn to swim. At the beach you watch others and they watch you. I did my watching through this ‘hole’. It seemed spontaneous and fun while taking the photos. There was something of the performance about it and yet I also felt invisible as a consequence. The swimming ring conceals you, isolates you, but also makes you visible. It helps you focus, both as the photographer and as the observer. It’s like a pin-hole, a spotlight illuminating a certain situation for a brief moment. What’s important is that the viewer recognizes the shape of the swimming tyre and when viewing the images is taken to another level, one between staged reality and documented reality.

Language: English, Ukrainian
Pages: 104
Size: 27.5 х 18.5 cm
Weight: 590 g
Binding: Hardcover

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Black Hyperbox. Alina Popa, Florin Flueraş (eds). PUNCH.

Posted in art, Artist Book, distribution, Wholesale, writing on April 13th, 2017
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A point alienates from itself and becomes a line. A line alienates from itself and becomes a square. A square alienates from itself and becomes a cube. A cube alienates from itself and becomes a hypercube. Black Hyperbox is a dimension of productive alienation from concepts through experience and from experience through thinking. Black Hyperbox is a productive lie, a future-oriented spatiotemporal ruse, where the conceptual horizon is mutilated through doing and the horizon of imagination is mutilated through thought. In Black Hyperbox, any known can be black-boxed and the unknown can turn out to be most banal.

This was the text that announced Black Hyperbox, initiated by Florin Flueraș and Alina Popa in 2015. Black Hyperbox started as a frame for performance and text based on the alienation between practice and conceptualization. Meanwhile, individual artworks, mostly performances, emerged from its process. They are circulating sometimes independently, sometimes together. Now Black Hyperbox is also a book, the outcome of the discursive section of the project. Its contributing authors were immersed in Black Hyperbox or gravitating around it, at least conceptually. In the book, Black Hyperbox comes forth as a place that holds incompatible conceptual zones and spatiotemporalities together: Old World and New World, theater and jungle, jaguars and AI, prehistory and futurism, the earthly home and the alien space,Mecca and the North Pole, spaceships lost in cosmos and the politics of Isis, Malevich’s black square and the moon travel, thought and hallucination.

Contributions by Florin Flueras, Alina Popa, Ioana Gheorghiu, Ștefan Tiron, Gabriel Catren, Irina Gheorghe, Garett Strickland, Sina Seifee, Bogdan Drăgănescu, Eleni Ikoniadou, Cristina Bogdan, Cosima Opartan, Nicola Masciandaro, Ben Woodard, Blake Victor, Adriana Gheorghe, Gregory Chatonsky, Dorothée Legrand & Georges Heidmann, Matt Hare, Larisa Crunţeanu, Dylan Trigg, Ion Dumitrescu.

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MOUSSE #58. Edoardo Bonaspetti (ed). Mousse Magazine.

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, Wholesale on April 11th, 2017
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Mousse magazine’s 58th issue is dedicated to the documenta 14 exhibition in Athens. Works and writings mirror documenta 14’s recognition that art cannot look past the current critical political situation. Mousse 58 include Kirsty Bell’s ‘Learning From Athens?’, a study of Moyra Davey’s work by Quinn Latimer, Hila Peleg’s article ‘Roee Rosen: The Political, The Private and The Erotic’, Irena Haiduk’s ‘Against Biography’, and Rasheed Araeen’s ‘Preliminary Notes for a Black Manifesto’.

Language: English, Italian
Pages: 272
Size: 24 x 35 cm
Weight: 780 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9772035256103
Price: €10.00

Fear Anger Love CTM 2017 Festival Magazine. CTM Festival.

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, music, Wholesale on March 28th, 2017
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Fear Anger Love
CTM 2017 Festival Magazine

This special 96-page publication supplementing the 18th edition of Berlin’s celebrated CTM Festival for Adventurous Music and Art collects essays and articles authored by curators, music journalists, cultural workers, theorists, and artists. Together these divergent voices explore the unhinging and emancipatory potential of resonant (musical) emotion to recurrently question and challenge the status quo.

Each year, CTM Festival is oriented towards a specific theme. As the events within the 18th edition were, this year’s magazine is thematically centred on the topic “Fear Anger Love”, focusing explicitly on radical forms of musical expression and dissonant emotions found in or through music and examining the diverse strategies that are applied to unleash or harness them. Music conjures emotions more intensely than most art forms, and makes it possible to experience the ambiguous effects and possibilities of intentional emotionalisation. Including portraits and interviews of individual artists, collectives and scenes, this magazine examines different ways in which music and its effects have and can be harnessed by society and authorities, as well as individual and collective efforts to undermine, appropriate and decolonize such control.

With contributions by Alejandro L. Madrid, Ariel Guzik, Endgame, Ewa Majewska, Guillermo Galindo, James Kennaway, Jan Rohlf, Kevin Lozano, Kristoffer Gansing, Kurt Hentschläger, Lawrence English, Mats Küssner, Mollie Zhang, Pan Daijing.

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Older issues also available:

New Geographies – CTM 2016 Festival Magazine

Un Tune – CTM 2015 Festival Magazine

Dis Continuity – CTM 2014 Festival Magazine

The Golden Age – CTM 2013 Festival Magazine

Les Goddesses/Hemlock Forest. Moyra Davey. Bergen Kunsthall & Dancing Foxes Press.

Posted in Artist Book, distribution, photography, Wholesale, writing on March 21st, 2017
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Initially known for her work in photography—which she has been making over the last three decades—New York–based artist Moyra Davey (born 1958) is also an esteemed writer, editor and, most recently, filmmaker, whose works layer personal narratives with explorations of other authors, filmmakers and artists. This book is based on two related projects that take form as text, photography and film. Les Goddesses (2011) collapses the lives of Davey and her five sisters with those of the daughters of Mary Wollstonecraft, the 18th-century feminist writer and activist. Hemlock Forest (2016) weaves references to Wollstonecraft, Chantal Akerman and Karl Ove Knausgaard with her own family stories. During the making of Hemlock Forest, Akerman took her own life. Her death soon engulfed Davey’s awareness, prompting a broader exploration of Akerman’s and her own biographies, amid more universal themes of compulsion, artistic production, life and its passing.

Published by Bergen Kunsthall & Dancing Foxes Press
Language: English
Pages: 126
Size: 18 x 24 cm
Weight: 632 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9780998632605

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Hybrid Modernism. Haubitz + Zoche (eds). Spector Books.

Posted in books, distribution, photography, Wholesale on March 2nd, 2017
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Hybrid Modernism – Movie Theatres in South India
Haubitz + Zoche (eds.)

In the period from the 1950s to the 1970s, a large number of cinemas were built in both the urban and rural areas of South India. Their architecture is an unusual mix of Western influences and local building styles. The brightly coloured façades resemble stage sets and provide a foretaste of the film experience in the auditorium, where the extravagant forms and embellishments are continued, getting the audience in the mood for the cinematic world before the opening credits roll. One might call this architectural language a kind of hybrid modernism. Many of these cinemas have been maintained in their original state. However, in the big cities, the process of converting them into multiplexes has already begun. Haubitz+Zoche’s photographs from the period 2010 – 2013 document a piece of cinema culture that has already for the most part disappeared in Europe and the USA and is being increasingly displaced in India by commercial interests.

128 pp.
numerous colour images
thread-sewn hardcover
Spector Books
Leipzig 2016
Size: 30 x 31 cm
Weight: 1.15 kg
ISBN: 9783959050777
designer
Christian Lange

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CURA. 24. Ilaria Marotta and Andrea Baccin (eds.)

Posted in distribution, magazines, Wholesale on February 25th, 2017
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CURA. 24
Ilaria Marotta and Andrea Baccin (eds.)
INSIDE THE COVER Yves Scherer by Abaseh Mirvali – POP UP SECTION
THE MACHINE A year-long section edited by Anthony Huberman Text by Robert Snowden Images by Lutz Bacher – PORTRAITS IN
THE EXHIBITION SPACE Walter Hopps will be here in 20 minutes by Lorenzo Benedetti – ICONS Renate Bertlmann in conversation with Vincent Honoré – ARTIST’S PROJECT Soft Bodies / Invincible Critters by Eva Papamargariti – SPOTLIGHT Sean Raspet in conversation with Ceci Moss – SPOTLIGHT 25 Questions for Mitchell Anderson by Liam Gillick – SPOTLIGHT Anna Uddenberg in conversation with David Lê – ABOUT Pablo Bronstein by Martin Hargreaves – ABOUT Stuart Middleton. I am just going outside, I may be some time by Anna Gritz – ARTIST’S PROJECT 10 Records by Zin Taylor – A VISIT TO Guerrilla Girls, Whitechapel Gallery, London with João Mourão & Luís Silva – HOT! Daiga Grantina by Stephanie Seidel – Elliot Dodd by Paul Luckraft – Pia Camil by Frédéric Bonnet – Daniele Milvio
by Attilia Fattori Franchini
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Omniverse – Sun Ra. Hartmut Geerken & Chris Trent. Art Yard.

Posted in distribution, music, performance, Wholesale on February 23rd, 2017
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Revised and expanded second edition of Hartmut Geerken and Chris Trent’s comprehensive reference Omniverse Sun Ra, originally published in 1994.

Omniverse Sun Ra features many previously unpublished photographs of Sun Ra and His Arkestra in New York in 1966 and Germany in 1979 by Val Wilmer, and Hartmut Geerken’s previously unpublished photographs from Heliopolis in Cairo, Egypt, in 1971, in addition to an updated comprehensive pictorial and annotated discography by Chris Trent, including chronological discography and alphabetical record title, composition, personnel, and record label indexes, as well as indexes of shellac 78RPM records, 45 RPM singles, jackets, and labels.

Also includes essays and photo documents by Hartmut Geerken, Chris Trent, Amiri Baraka, Robert L. Campbell, Chris Cutler, Gabi Geist, Sigrid Hauff, Karl Heinz Kessler, Robert Lax, and Salah Ragab.

Publisher: Art Yard
Language: English
Pages: 304
Size: 29 x 24.5 cm
Weight: 2.5 kg
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780993351402
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Cameo. Stefan Hurtig.

Posted in art, Artist Book, distribution, Wholesale on February 14th, 2017
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Cameo by Stefan Hurtig

Monographic catalogue,
Includes pictures and texts of eleven video works from 2008–15,
three complete screenplays and a text by Franciska Zólyom
Graphic design: Lamm & Kirch

Language: English/German
Size: 11,5 x 16
Weight: 276 g
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 9783000525308
€16.00

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