Kaleidoscope #21. Decoding Curating

Posted in art, distribution, magazines, Uncategorized on July 3rd, 2014
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Kaleidoscope #21. Decoding Curating. Issue 21 – Summer 2014

HIGHLIGHTS: Alex Gartenfeld by Nicolás Guagnini; Sarah Rifky by Laura McLean Ferris; Hanne Mugaas by Gerd Elise Mørland; Anthony Yung by Pauline Yao; Luca Lo Pinto by Ilaria Gianni

MAIN THEME – DECODING CURATING: “Curating Non-Profit” moderated by Jason Hwang; “Curating Large Scale” moderated by Chris Sharp; “Curating The Internet” moderated by Karen Archey; “Curating The Gallery” moderated by Alessio Ascari
MONO: – John Armleder
Interview by Andrea Bellini; Essay by Jeanne Graff
REGULARS: Futura: Femi Adeyemi by Hans Ulrich Obrist; Pioneers: Bob Nickas by Fredi Fischli and Niels Olsen; Panorama: Los Angeles by Jesi Khadivi; Producers: Stephan Trüby by Carson Chan; Vis-à-Vis: “The Art of Food” by Francesca Gavin
INSERTS: “Portraits of Society” curated by Nicholas Cullinan; Robert Mapplethorpe curated by Elad Lassry; “Coupling” curated by Piper Marshall

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White Zinfandel #5: Shame.

Posted in Uncategorized on July 3rd, 2014
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 White Zinfandel #5: Shame. Jiminie Ha (Ed.). W/—— Projects. 

A biannual publication by W/—— Projects (“With Projects”), White Zinfandel is devoted to the visual manifestation of food and culture produced within the lives of creative individuals. Interested in the intersections between the various creative fields, White Zinfandel is a continuation of this curatorial experiment, coupling food and art as a reliable means to provoke unexpected reactions, cravings and curiositites.
Each issue is dedicated to a food ‘theme’ and is launched with a curated dinner concepted by a chef who also reacts to the issue’s theme. The dinner itself is an opportunity to create a more immersive artistic experience for the invited community of fine artists, writers, architects, curators and designers.
White Zinfandel is not only a limited edition publication that is carefully curated every issue. It also houses services that include branding, marketing, and design consultation. We also concept innovative collaborative projects with other institutions, organizations and brands.

Contributors: Luca Lo Pinto, Davide Stucchi, Christopher Doyle, Dirk Braeckman, Ji-Had, Gianni Jetzer, Jac Leirner, Iran do Espirito Santo, Marcelo Gomes, Rodrigo Matheus, Ethel Brooks, Leah Whitman-Salkin, Jennifer Jacquet, Graeme Mitchell, Stephen Wong, Rafael Carneiro, Toilet Paper, Penelope Slinger, Bela Borsodi, Yoshi Sadeoka, Michael Borrëmans, Erika Verzutti

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Neukalm. Christian Vialard. Grautag Records.

Posted in music, Uncategorized on February 21st, 2014
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Neukalm. Christian Vialard. Grautag Records.

Mixed and produced by Frederic Bigot at the Padded Cell in Berlin.
February 2013
Mastered by Norsq
Front, back and inside sleeve: Nicolas Moulin

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how a mosquito operates. Mahony. Broken Dimanche Press.

Posted in Uncategorized on February 11th, 2014

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how a mosquito operates. Mahony. Broken Dimanche Press.

With texts by John Holten and Sophie Kaplan
Design: Dorothea Brunialti

Mahony was founded 2001 in Vienna, Austria Stephan Kobatsch, *1975 Vienna, Austria Clemens Leuschner, *1976 Göttingen, Germany Jenny Wolka, *1978 Cologne, Germany
Much of Mahony´s artistic production derives from well known and unknown historical facts. This kind of appropriation in Mahonyterms always means questioning, transforming, translating, re-associating and reactivating the chosen topic. With this process they form new rhizomatic nets making connections from past to present, paths that go across geographical and historical zones, social and political contexts. They alienate the viewer by translating found material from ancient times into ours or from one culture into another. At the beginning of a project oftentimes stands a journey to places like Yucatan (2011), Ushuaia (2009) and Brasil (by cargoship, 2009). Therefore works that emerge in public space or in the countryside are later continued in the studio and vice versa. The media and material that
Mahony works with video, photo, print, collage, sculpture, performance, urban intervention and installation. (Victoria Dejaco, 2012 /Deutsche Übersetzung folgt) Most recently they have exhibited in Art Basel, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, La Criée, centre d’art contemporain, Rennes and in spring 2014 they have a solo show at Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
The Irish writer, artist and publisher, John Holten (b.1984) studied at University College Dublin and the Sorbonne-Paris IV before obtaining an MPhil from Trinity College Dublin. His novel The Readymades was published in 2011, and most recently he has written fictional or immersive texts for the artists Mahony, Natalie Czech, Darri Lorenzen, Jani Ruscica, Lorenzo Sandoval and The LGB Group. His work has been included at Center, Berlin, Malmö Konsthall, The White Building London, David Zwirner Gallery New York (with Aengus Woods) and NGBK Berlin, amongst other places. In 2011 he received a Literature Bursary from the Irish Arts Council. His video commercials for his next novel Oslo, Norway have been exhibited in Plan B Gallery and Team Titanic, Berlin and an extract appeared in the first issue of the journal Gorse in spring 2014. www.johnholten.com

Author: Mahony
Publisher: Broken Dimanche Press
Language: english
Binding: Softcover
ISBN: 978-3-943196-24-5


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Editionshow. Raster, Chert, Motto. Berlin. 05.12.13-15.02.14

Posted in exhibitions, Uncategorized on January 20th, 2014
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Editionshow. Chert, Raster & Motto, @ Chert / Motto. 06.12.2013 – 15.02.2014


David Shrigley: I Am An Actor / A Toast. David Shrigley, Alig Fodder, Gavin Mitchell. BQ, Berlin.

Posted in Uncategorized on October 19th, 2013
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David Shrigley: I Am An Actor / A Toast. David Shrigley, Alig Fodder, Gavin Mitchell. BQ, Berlin.

7″ Picture Disc

Words: David Shrigley
Music: Alig Fodder
Voice: Gavin Mitchell

Published by BQ, Berlin on the occasion of the exhibition “David Shrigley. Big Shoes”, 2013.

Listen to the tunes: www.soundcloud.com/bq-gallery

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Internet. Kamila Stehlik & Xavier Fernández Fuentes. Centerfold Editions.

Posted in Uncategorized on May 11th, 2013


Internet. Kamila Stehlik & Xavier Fernández Fuentes. Centerfold Editions.

Kamila Stehlik & Xavier Fernández Fuentes
Centerfold Editions

Silkscreen on heavyweight cotton T-shirt.
Edition of 30, numbered.
Comes in silkscreened A3+ envelope.

Printed by ‘t Kartel, Amsterdam

25 €

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Polysingularity Letters Vol. 3. Dmitry Paranyushkin.

Posted in Theory, Uncategorized on March 2nd, 2013
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Polysingularity Letters Vol. 3. Dmitry Paranyushkin.

This journal documents the most recent proceedings in the field of polysingularity. This term has originally been used mainly by Russian mathematicians to describe a special class of integral equations with multiple simultaneous solutions (Simonenko, 1965; Boikov, 2000; Gabdulkhaev, 2005).

Integral equations, to put it simply, are used to discover the processes (or causes, rules, and motives) that underlie a certain behavior that can be observed. They are the reverse of differential equations (dx/dt so much loved by Deleuze) that are used to discover how a certain already known process behaves over time. Polysingularity is the condition where several distinct sets of interacting processes may lead to the same behavior or phenomena. That’s why we refer to it as a study of co-isolated multiplicities that nevertheless retain their singularity. In other words, we don’t look at a phenomenon trying to understand how it works. Instead, we look at and study all the different contexts that are creating the conditions for the phenomenon to emerge. It’s not about why you love, but what else happens while you love. It ‘s not about finding the structure, it’s about complete and total engagement with each singularity not losing the multiplicity out of sight.

Such approach allows us to go one step beyond the contingency and equalized distancing that any speculative post-practice necessarily produces for the sake of its own safety. Instead, we jump into the abyss of the unknown and indefinable with the renewed fervor even if we know that at the very end we might fall down (although in this case we hope to bounce back sideways up). Hence the journal format, I guess. The barcode is just there to help computers catalogue, categorize, and distribute the knowledge, which in the end is going to alter their binary rationale in ways that are not yet predictable, but that are several.

English Language
Produced by Nodus Labs

D 25€

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Publishing as (part-time) Practice @ Motto Charlottenborg. Copenhagen. 20.02.2013

Posted in events, Motto Charlottenborg event, Uncategorized on February 16th, 2013


Publishing as (part-time) Practice

Wednesday February 20. 17.00 – 20.00 pm.
Admission Free

“Publishing as (part-time) Practice” highlight graphic designers
who are also publishers, and pursue a discussion of the designer’s
changing professional role as both author and publisher.
It started as a one-day seminar in Stockholm, May 2012, initiated
and organized by designers / small-scale publishers Matilda Plöjel
(Sailor Press) and Mattias Jakobsson & Peter Ström (Konst & Teknik
/ Andperseand) and Iaspis.

At Motto Charlottenborg there will be an exhibition of a fine
collection of books from Danish and Swedish small scalepublishers,
the Swedish ones previously shown in Sweden and at the
New York Art Book Fair 2012.

Louise Sidenius (Internationalistisk Ideale, Monade), Matilda
Plöjel, Mattias Jakobsson & Peter Ström will talk about smallscale
publishing initiatives, as well as similarities between the
Danish and Swedish independent publishing scenes.


Provence Magazine. Issue E – Madame

Posted in art, distribution, fashion, lifestyle, magazines, travel, Uncategorized on December 21st, 2012
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With contributions by Nadja Abt / Ann-Leonie Auer / Michele d’Aurizio / Juliette Blightman / Mikaël D. Brkić / Eli Broad with photos by Jay Chung and Q Takeki Maeda / Merlin Carpenter / Gürsoy Dogtas / Martin Ebner / Genoveva Filipovic / Edgars Gluhovs / Mauricio Guillén / Julian Göthe / Alexander Hempel / HIT / Tom Holert / Karl Holmqvist / Egija Inzule / Morag Keil / Nina Könnemann / Adriana Lara / Andrea Legiehn with an illustration by Siw Umsonst / Amy Lien and Enzo Camacho / Eric Lavesson / Adam Linder and Shahryar Nashat / Fred Lonidier / Fiona McGovern and Magnus Schäfer / Luise Pilz / François Piron / Bonny Poon / Gottfried Schnödl / Silberkuppe / Mathew Sowa / Maraike Steding / Megan Francis Sullivan / Sergei Tcherepnin / Benjamin Thorel / Danh Vo / Colin Whitaker / Amy Yao a.o., including A document made by Paul Thek and Edwin Klein / Textiles: Open Letters by Rike Frank and Grant Watson / A reportage on Andreas Dorau / Lars Eidinger on Rainer Werner Fassbinder / A retrospective account of a 1990 artwork / Fernando Mesta on Joseph Strau’s jewelry / A Drive by Robert Walser with an introduction by Susan Bernofsky.

Language: English
Price: €15.00

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