Published by JRP|Ringier. Edited by Clément Dirié. Text by Nicolas Bourriaud, Liam Gillick, Stéphanie Moisdon.
Alongside Philippe Parreno, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster and Bernard Joisten, French artist Pierre Joseph was a crucial protagonist in the 1990s turn towards collaborative artmaking, exhibitions as social encounters and digital manipulation of reality. This selective overview includes a long conversation with British artist Liam Gillick, and a focus on Joseph’s Characters to Be Reactivated series by the art critic and theoretician Nicolas Bourriaud.