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Arthur Jafa: A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions

Hbk, 13.75 x 11 in. / 848 pgs / 117 color / 51 bw. | 11/20/2018 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9783960981589 | $125.00



Arthur Jafa: A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary RenditionsArthur Jafa: A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions

Published by Walther König, Köln.
Edited by Amira Gad, Joseph Constable. Text by John Akomfrah, Jean Baudrillard, Judith Butler, Tina Campt, Ernest Hardy, Dave Hickey, Fred Moten, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Yana Peel.

Arthur Jafa (born 1960) has worked as a cinematographer with such legendary directors as Stanley Kubrick and Spike Lee; he has also worked on music videos for well-known artists such as Jay-Z, Beyoncé and Solange Knowles. However, Los Angeles–based Jafa has recently emerged as a powerful artist in his own right. A Series of Utterly Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions presents Jafa's image-based work through the chopping and juxtaposition of found visual sequences covering subjects such as race, conflict, the cosmos and nature. These, in turn, are placed in conversation with texts by authors and artists of such range as Hilton Als, Jean Baudrillard, Amiri Baraka, Judith Butler, Samuel R. Delany, Gilles Deleuze, and Felix Guattari, Fred Moten and Cecil Taylor. This mammoth tome stands as a document of an experienced filmmaker breaking through with a powerful, fully formed voice into the fine-art world.



PUBLISHER
Walther König, Köln

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 13.75 x 11 in. / 848 pgs / 117 color / 51 bw.

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Forthcoming

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Catalog: SPRING 2019 p. 23   

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ISBN 9783960981589 FLAT40
List Price: $125.00 CDN $170.00

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STATUS: Forthcoming | 11/20/2018

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