Walk Like an Egyptian. Giovanna Silva. Motto Books.

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Walk Like an Egyptian
Author: Giovanna Silva
Publisher: Motto Books
Language: English

With a text by Olaf Nicolai

 

€22.00

 

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Camera Austria #133. Reinhard Braun (Ed.)

Posted in art, Artist magazine, distribution, magazines, photography on March 15th, 2016
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Featuring:

Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili
Jens Asthoff
Mladen Bizumic
Hannes Böhringer
Hans-Jürgen Bonack
Taco Hidde Bakker
Stephan Keppel
Omar Kholeif
Julia Klement
Doreen Mende
Kito Nedo
Olaf Nicolai
Kathrin Peters
Andreas Prinzing
Heidi Specker
Tatjana Turanskyj
Stephen Zepke

16€
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Olaf Nicolai / Rollo Press @ Kunsthalle Basel. 19.06.2014

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Olaf Nicolai / Rollo Press @ Kunsthalle Basel. 19.06.2014
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rollo press zürich (rollo no. 40), 256 photographs, 148 pages
isbn 978-3-906213-07-1

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Szondi/Eden. Olaf Nicolai. Motto Books.

Posted in art, books, distribution, Motto Books, music on May 28th, 2014
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Szondi/Eden

Published on the occasion of the 8th Berlin Biennale.

Silkscreen in black and silver.
Edition of 300.

Author: Olaf Nicolai
Publisher: Motto Books
Language: English / German
Binding: Hardcover

€45.00

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Labyrinth. Four Times Through the Labyrinth. Olaf Nicolai, Jan Wenzel. Spector Books, Rollo Press.

Posted in art, books, distribution, writing on October 26th, 2013
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Labyrinth. Four Times Through the Labyrinth. Olaf Nicolai, Jan Wenzel. Spector Books, Rollo Press.

*New English Translation

“This book on labyrinths is wonderful! It enlarges the traditional catalog of labyrinths so much and so well, being itself labyrinthine,” remarked Jean-Luc Nancy, the French philosopher, on the German edition, published by Spector Books, ISBN 978-3-940064-82-0, in summer 2012. Sadie Plant, author of “Zeroes + Ones: Digital Women and the New Technoculture”, has now translated Labyrinth into English.

The starting point for this transcript of four lectures, all held in Leipzig in 2010, is a public art work that Olaf Nicolai installed in Paris in 1998. By exploring and combining a broad spectrum of topics that relate to the theme of the labyrinth, this book serves as both, a reference system to Nicolai’s work as well as an independent source book dealing with labyrinthian matter ranging from the minotaur to the floorplans of IKEA. Published in collaboration with Rollo Press.

320 pp., ca. 280 black-and-white illustrations,
softcover, perfect bound

Price: €12.00

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Olaf Nicolai & Jan Wenzel. LABYRINTH – Ein Buch in vier Vorträgen. Spector Books & Rollo Press.

Posted in architecture, art, books, distribution, writing on July 11th, 2012
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LABYRINTH – Ein Buch in vier Vorträgen, Olaf Nicolai & Jan Wenzel, Spector Books & Rollo Press

“Warum tötete Theseus den Minotaurus?” – “Weshalb fand er den Ausgang des Labyrinths nur mit Hilfe des Ariadnefadens?” – “Erleichtert ein Mehr an Wissen die Orientierung? Oder wird es schwieriger, wenn wir verstanden haben, wie leicht es ist, sich zu verlaufen?” – “Wie kommt es, dass das Labyrinth uns im Handumdrehen zu Mitspielern macht? Warum kommen wir nicht los von diesem Gewirr aus Linien und Gängen?” – “Ist der Weg ins Zentrums des verwickelten Gängereichs leichter zu finden als der Weg zurück in die Freiheit?”

320 Seiten, Deutsch, Broschur mit ca. 280 Abbildungen
Gestaltung: Urs Lehni

D 12 €

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Olaf Nicolai @ Motto Berlin. 06.06.2011

Posted in events on June 5th, 2011
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06.06.2011
Start: 19:00
Olaf Nicolai – Faites le travail qu’accomplit le Soleil –

Special guest: Ronald Lippok interpreting Zabriskie Point
Plus: screening of Antonioni’s Zabriskie Point

Participation of the artist, the book’s designers HIT (Lina Grumm + Annette Lux) and Kathrin Meyer (Curator kestnergesellschaft)

Olaf Nicolai
Faites le travail qu’accomplit le soleil
published by Spector Books, Leipzig 2011
German or English version
48 Pages
D 28€

Olaf Nicolai: Faites le travail qu’accomplit le soleil

Posted in art, books, distribution, editions, exhibitions, Motto Berlin store, photography, writing on March 11th, 2011
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Olaf Nicolai – Faites le travail qu’accomplit le soleil

48 Pages
Designed by HIT London/ Berlin
Leipzig 2011

The publication “fait le travail qu’accomplit le soleil” was published to accompany the exhibition from Olaf Nicolai in the kestnergesellschaft, Hanover. It translates the topics and the vocabulary of the exhibition in the space of the book: A tour of the exhibition as a comic. Essays on the work of Olaf Nicolai Anne von der Heiden, and Hans-Hagen Hildebrandt, Monika Szewczyk and Marc Ries.

28.00 €

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Motto @ Librairie Yvon Lambert. 28.1.11-5.02.11

Posted in art, books, events, exhibitions on February 1st, 2011
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Berlin – Paris 2011
28.01.2011 – 5.02.2011
Blondies. Olaf Nicolai
+ Motto Selection

Librairie Yvon Lambert
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Olaf Nicolai – Innere Stimme

Posted in art, Motto Berlin store, music, Uncategorized, writing on January 20th, 2011
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Olaf Nicolai – Innere Stimme

An autonomous text written by Jean-Luc Nancy on occasion of the work (Innere Stimme) by Olaf Nicolai, presented at the Vleeshal in Middelburg from November 11 – December 12 2010. ‘Innere Stimme’ is the title of a notation by Robert Schumann in his Humoreske, Op. 20, used by Nicolai as instruction for a sound performance. Design: Roger Willems. Text in French and English.

Artist: Olaf Nicolai / Jean-Luc Nancy
In collaboration with: De Vleeshal Middelburg
Published by Roma Publications
2010

D 11€

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