Walter Benjamin – Recent Writings. New Documents.

Posted in art, distribution, Theory on November 1st, 2013
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Walter Benjamin was an influential philosopher and art theoretician, best known for his 1936 essay “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction.” In 1986—many years after his tragic death—Walter Benjamin reappeared in public with the lecture “Mondrian ’63–’96” organized by the Marxist Center in Ljubljana. In recent years, Mr. Benjamin has been an associate of the Museum of American Art in Berlin, giving interviews and publishing articles internationally.

Recent Writings collects nine essays by Walter Benjamin written between 1986 and 2013. Augmented with interviews and an extensive bibliography, these texts cover art, originality, museums, and art history, among other subjects.

Edited by Jeff Khonsary

Language: English
Pages: 216
Size: 10.7 × 17.6cm
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781927354117

Price: €22.00
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‘Recent Writings’. Walter Benjamin. New Documents @ Motto Berlin. 30.10.2013

Posted in events on October 27th, 2013
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Please join Publisher/Editor Jeff Khonsary for a launch and screening for Recent Writings, a book of new essays and interviews by Walter Benjamin published by New Documents, on October 30th 2013, at 7pm at Motto Books, Berlin

Walter Benjamin was an influential philosopher and art theoretician, best known for his 1936 essay “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”. In 1986 — many years after his tragic death — Walter Benjamin reappeared in public with the lecture “Mondrian ’63–’96” organized by the Marxist Center in Ljubljana. In recent years, Mr. Benjamin has been an associate of the Museum of American Art in Berlin, giving interviews and publishing articles internationally.

Recent Writing collects nine essays by Walter Benjamin written between 1986 and 2013. Augmented with interviews and an extensive bibliography, these texts cover art, originality, museums, and art history, among other subjects.
In conjunction with the launch at Motto, we will screen Mondrian ’63–’96, a film of a lecture delivered by Walter Benjamin at the Marxist Center in Ljubljana in 1986. In this talk, Benjamin presents several works of the abstract artist ranging in date from 1963 to 1996.

Forthcoming launches for the book include those at Or Gallery, Vancouver (Nov. 9), and Cabinet, New York (Dec. 3).

http://new-documents.org

Fillip. #17

Posted in art, distribution, writing on October 18th, 2012
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Fillip issue no.17 – Fall 2012, Kristina Lee Podesva (Ed.)

With contributions by: Kristina Lee Podesva, Jeff Khonsary, Caren Kaplan, Maria Muhle, James Langdon, David Geers, Miwon Kwon, Helen Molesworth, Walid Sadek, David Hartt

D 12 €

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Institutions by Artists. Jeff Khonsary & Kristina Lee Podesva (Ed.). Fillip Editions.

Posted in art, books, distribution, writing on October 18th, 2012
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Institutions by Artists, Jeff Khonsary & Kristina Lee Podesva (Ed.), published by Fillip Editions.

Fillip Editions – Folio Series

This collection of essays surveys the performance and promise of contemporary global artist-run-centres and initiatives within the historical contexts that saw their emergence.

Includes texts by: Vincent Bonin, AA Bronson, Barnaby Drabble, Luis Camnitzer, Makan Space, Pelin Tan, Vector Association, Anton Vidokle, Keith Wallace, Pan Wendt

D 15 €

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Fillip #15

Posted in art, distribution, writing on October 24th, 2011
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Fillip #15

Fillip is a publication of art, culture, and ideas released three times a year by the Projectile Publishing Society from Vancouver, British Columbia.

Publisher: Jeff Khonsary
Editor: Kristina Lee Podesva
Associate Editors: Antonia Hirsch, Kate Steinmann
Assistant Editor: Amy Zion
Founding Editor: Jordan Strom
Copyeditor: Jaclyn Arndt
Office Manager: Michael Cadamia
Design: The Future
Interns: Liza Eurich, Ksenia Cheinman, Kevin Day, Erin Marranca, Alex Turgeon, Alan Woo, Dirk Wright

Edition: 3000 copies

D 12€

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Fillip #13

Posted in art, critique, distribution, magazines, Motto Berlin store, Motto Vancouver store, Motto Zürich store, writing on March 17th, 2011
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Fillip #13
Contributors: Antonia Hirsh, Jan Verwoert, Candice Hopkins, Carson Chan, Anthony Downey, Jeff Khonsary, Claire Tancons and Jesse McKee, Lisa Marshall, Haema Sivanesan, Ryan Trecartin and Kristina Lee Podesva.

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