Casa de Lava – Caderno. Pedro Costa. Pierre von Kleist Editions.

Posted in books, collage, film on November 2nd, 2013
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Casa de Lava – Caderno. Pedro Costa. Pierre von Kleist Editions

During the course of the production preparation for his film ‘Casa de Lava’ (1994), Portuguese filmmaker Pedro Costa compiled what he saw, what he read, his many ideas and images into a scrapbook instead of a screenplay.

Paintings, movie stills, letters, newspaper articles, scribbles, quotes from novels, postcards, lines of dialogue, snapshots, that guided him throughout the shooting of the film and that he continued – and finished – after returning to Lisboa.

This green covered notebook became an autonomous object, a visual record of Costa’s way of thinking. Reproducing the original book in full color, we’ve included an exclusive interview with Nuno Crespo and a text by Philippe Azoury (both in Portuguese, English and French).

Born in Lisbon in 1959, he left his course of studies in History to attend classes taught by the poet and filmmaker António Reis at the Lisbon Film School. His first film ‘O Sangue / Blood’ had its world premiere at the Mostra Cinematografica di Venezia in 1989.
‘Casa de Lava’, his second feature, shot on the Island of Fogo in Cabo Verde, was shown in Cannes, ‘Un Certain Regard’, in 1994.
His other feature films include ‘Ossos’, ‘In Vanda’s Room’ and ‘Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie?’, on the work of Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub.
Recently he directed ‘Sweet Exorcist’, a segment of the omnibus feature ‘Centro Histórico’, with Manoel de Oliveira, Aki Kaurismaki and Victor Erice and he was of the invited artists of the Cuban Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2013.
His work has been presented in galleries and museums around the world.

More about the artist: www.pedro-costa.net

Price: €28.00

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Originalausgabe / Original Issue. Anita Witek. Dent-De-Leone.

Posted in art, books, collage, writing on October 10th, 2013
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Originalausgabe / Original Issue. Anita Witek. Dent-De-Leone.

“This fundamental difference between reality and representation, between material and image, between original and reproduction, the conditions of contemporary image production between everyday culture and questions inherent in art, is the starting point for Anita Witek’s artistic works.” (Franz Thalmair) published here for the first time in the shape of a Vogue magazine.

Language: English and German
Editor: Anita Witek & Åbäke
Text:Walter Moser, Franz Thalmair

Price: D €35

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Carpark #6

Posted in collage, distribution, drawing, illustration, lifestyle, magazines, photography on October 2nd, 2013
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Carpark  #6.

Featuring work by:

Hisham Akira Bharoocha, Sarah Maurer, David Richardson, Jan Håkon Robson, Maya Rochat featuring Aurélien Ballif, Mathias Sterner, Synchrodogs, Constantine Tsapaliras, Logan White, Mario Zoots

116 pages.

Price: D €15

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Matera magazine / Revista Matera

Posted in collage, illustration, literature on June 18th, 2013
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Matera is a magazine published in Bogotá, Colombia. The first issue came out on august 2009 and since then 5 issues came out: the first one talks about trousers, the second one about the future, the third about hair, fourth is dedicated to friends and fifth to money. These random subjects are illustrated through photos, writings, drawings and even film stills.

Matera es una revista, claro. Se publica en Bogotá, Colombia. El primer número salió en agosto del 2009 y el quinto salió en febrero del 2012. El primero hablaba de pantalones, el segundo del futuro, el tercero del pelo, el cuarto de amigos y el quinto de dinero. Los diferentes temas escogidos para cada número son ilustrados a través de fotos, escritos literarios, dibujos e incluso fotogramas.

Matera 1
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Matera 2
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Matera 4
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Matera 5
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Flagrant Delight. Rosemarie Trockel. Black Jack Editions.

Posted in art, collage, exhibitions on May 14th, 2013
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First anthology of Rosemarie Trockel’s collages, which are a key for a difracted and non-academic view on the whole work of this German artist known internationaly.
Rosemarie Trockel’s collages form an important and central component of the retrospective exhibitions “Flagrant Delight”, held in 2012-2013 at Wiels (Brussels), Culturgest (Lisbon) and Museion (Bolzano), and “Verflüssigung der Mutter” (Deliquescence of the Mother), at the Kunsthalle Zurich in 2010. These collages are the subject of this publication, which takes a more detailed and in-depth look at them through a comprehensive body of illustrations of the 100 or so collages Trockel has produced to date, together with commissioned essays that address specifically this (still relatively unexplored) aspect of her extensive and multifaceted work.

Language: English-French
Pages: 256
Size: 22,5 x 24,5 cm
Binding: Hardcover

Price: €41.00
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Print Response. Christian Burnoski

Posted in art, collage, drawing, editions, exhibitions, painting, video on December 20th, 2012
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Print Response is a series of prints that were altered by various artists whom Burnoski had approached by mail or in person.
In his request to the artists, Burnoski left it open to what could be done in response to the print, saying only that it could be as simple as they wished.

The artists include:
John Baldessari, Pierre Bismuth, Martin Boyce, Herbert Brandl, Angela Bulloch, Martin Creed, Richard Deacon, Jimmie Durham, Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset, Valie Export, Peter Fischli, Ryan Gander, Joe Goode, Rodney Graham, Wade Guyton, Mary Heilmann, Isabell Heimerdinger, Carmen Herrera, Susan Hiller, Thomas Hirschhorn, Jenny Holzer, Joan Jonas, Jannis Kounellis, Louise Lawler, Paul McCarthy, Jonathan Monk, François Morellet, Olivier Mosset, Marcel Odenbach, Albert Oehlen, Roman Ondák, Tobias Rehberger, Allen Ruppersberg, Ed Ruscha, Anri Sala, Roman Signer, Nedko Solakov, Stephanie Taylor, Jeffrey Vallance, Kelley Walker, Lawrence Weiner, Christopher Williams & Johannes Bendzulla, Jack Youngerman, Heimo Zobernig

Print Response, 2012
by Christian Burnoski
Designed by Daria Holme

Special Edition of 50 + 10 AP includes a DVD titled “Put It Back Together – Tape It Together” 49 mins (A film of Paul McCarthy’s response being taped back together.)
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Limited Edition of 200 + 50 AP
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Setareh Shahbazi. Spectral Days.

Posted in collage, distribution, photography on November 6th, 2012
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Spectral Days by Setareh Shahbazi

“I am glad that things have changed. All efforts toward ridding oneself of the historical past and acquiring new family members have been rewarded. This new sequencing of verb tenses was the material expression of her private epiphanies. Now, photographs were just photographs: pieces of paper that could be pleated, replaced and slipped into a pocket.”

Setareh Shahbazi was born in Tehran in 1978. She moved to Germany in 1985, leaving behind a swimming pool, a garden and all family photographs. After studying Scenography and Media Art at the State University for Art and Design in Karlsruhe, she traveled to Beirut in 2003 with a scholarship from the DAAD to look through other peoples photographic archives at the Arab Image Foundation.
In 2009 Setareh Shahbazi moved to Beirut with a box of photographs from Tehran. There she got into a close conversation with her neighbor Mirene Arsanios, who is a writer based in Beirut.

Text: Mirene Arsanios
Design: Aude Lehmann
44 pages
20x15cm

D 18 €

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Tobias Madison, Drawings. 978-3-906011.ch

Posted in art, collage, drawing on October 31st, 2012
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Pictures by Tobias Madison
Edited by Andreas Koller
Designed by Marietta Eugster
Published by 978-3-906011.ch
D 32€
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Walter Pfeiffer (Ed.). Scrapbooks 1969-1985. Edition Patrick Frey.

Posted in art, collage, drawing, photography on October 11th, 2012
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Scrapbooks 1969-1985, Walter Pfeiffer (Ed.) published by Edition Patrick Frey.

Walter Pfeiffer’s Scrapbooks from 1969 to 1982 are a very unique Wunderkammer. Pfeiffer’s Polaroids and photographs alternate with miscellaneous objects – newspaper clippings, postcards, packaging, tickets – and brief punning notes. Pfeiffer assembles all of this into a large collage full of surprising references and comparisons that is both a visual diary and creative foundation of his artistic work. In his scrap books, Pfeiffer’s keen view of Eros, Zeitgeist and popular culture, his disrespectful humor as well as his appreciation for the poetry in the mundane and banal, are sharply revealed. They offer a view into Pfeiffer’s meandering and playful universe and are a contemporary document that captures the Zeitgeist of the 1970s and 1980s with ephemeral elegance.

D 88.15 €

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It’s her (Scenes for a play). Nadine Byrne, Eva Meyer, Lisi Raskin, Hinrich Sachs, Eran Schaerf, Joanna Zawieja. Published by OEI editör, Stockholm.

Posted in art, collage, drawing, performance, theatre, writing on September 18th, 2012
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It’s her (Scenes for a play), Nadine Byrne, Eva Meyer, Lisi Raskin, Hinrich Sachs, Eran Schaerf, Joanna Zawieja, OEI editör, Stockholm

D 15 €

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