The Biennial Reader

Born as a vehicle for national propaganda, the art biennial today has become an outsize phenomenon mobilizing not only artists, curators and gallerists but sponsors, celebrities and politicians, commanding huge press attention and deciding the careers of artists worldwide. For a city to host a biennial today has colossal ramifications. This anthology on the art biennial gathers previously published seminal texts from around the world alongside commissioned contributions from the leading scholars, curators, critics and thinkers today--among them Carlos Basualdo, Daniel Buren, John Clark, Okwui Enwezor, Bruce Ferguson, Milena Hoegsberg, Ranjit Hoskote, Caroline A. Jones, Jakouba Konaté, Gerardo Mosquera and Rafal Niemojewski. Tracing the genealogy of the standard exhibition format--including biennials but also other recurrent exhibitions such as triennials and quadrennials--and examining some of the most famous examples of the twentieth and twenty-first century, from the Venice Biennale to the Johannesburg Biennial and the Havana Bienal to Documenta and the Asian biennials, this reader explores the artistic, theoretical, political and other ambitions of such large-scale exhibition projects. It is certain to be a vital resource for scholars, students, curators, artists and critics alike.



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Pub Date: 11/30/2010
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A Brief History of Curating

Part of JRP|Ringer's innovative Documents series, published with Les Presses du Réel and dedicated to critical writings, this publication comprises a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist mapping the development of the curatorial field--from early independent curators in the 1960s and 70s and the experimental institutional programs developed in Europe and the U.S. through the inception of Documenta and the various biennales and fairs--with pioneering curators Anne D'Harnoncourt, Werner Hoffman, Jean Leering, Franz Meyer, Seth Siegelaub, Walter Zanini, Johannes Cladders, Lucy Lippard, Walter Hopps, Pontus Hulten and Harald Szeemann. Speaking of Szeemann on the occasion of this legendary curator's death in 2005, critic Aaron Schuster summed up, "the image we have of the curator today: the curator-as-artist, a roaming, freelance designer of exhibitions, or in his own witty formulation, a 'spiritual guest worker'... If artists since Marcel Duchamp have affirmed selection and arrangement as legitimate artistic strategies, was it not simply a matter of time before curatorial practice--itself defined by selection and arrangement--would come to be seen as an art that operates on the field of art itself?"


Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist.


ISBN: 9783905829556 | US $24.95

Pub Date: 10/1/2008
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Time Action Vision

In Time Action Vision, Christian Höller, of the interdisciplinary Critical Curatorial Cybermedia program at the University of Art and Design in Geneva, conducts 12 conversations on the topics of cultural studies, postcolonialism, globalization, activism and cultural participation. His interlocutors are some of the most respected theoreticians and activists working today: groundbreaking Black Atlantic author Paul Gilroy, Birmingham School founder Stuart Hall (Resistance Through Rituals: Youth Subcultures in Postwar Britain), prolific author Tariq Ali (The Clash of Fundamentalisms), former Weather Underground member (and famed Obama associate) Bill Ayers, Marxist geography scholar David Harvey (Social Justice and the City), London-based art theorist and critic Irit Rogoff, Israeli-born scholar of postcolonialism and transnationalism Ella Shohat, South African postcolonial theorist Achille Mbembe, French filmmaker (and Godard collaborator) Jean-Pierre Gorin, cultural studies scholar Lawrence Grossberg, Australian cultural studies scholar Meaghan Morris and Polish sociologist Zygmunt Bauman.


By Christian Höller. Edited by Anne-Julie Raccoursier.


ISBN: 9783037641248 | US $29.95

Pub Date: 8/31/2010
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Curators, Scholars and Critics: A to Z Index

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Ackley, Clifford
Alemani, Cecilia
Aletti, Vince
Alexander, Darsie
Ammann, Jean-Christophe
Antonelli, Paola
Armstrong, Elizabeth
Auping, Michael
Avgikos, Jan

Baer, Ronni
Bajac, Quentin
Bandy, Mary Lea
Bashkoff, Tracey
Basualdo, Carlos
Baumann, Daniel
Belting, Hans
Bergdoll, Barry
Berger, Maurice
Bernadac, Marie-Laure
Biesenbach, Klaus
Birnbaum, Daniel
Bither, Philip
Blessing, Jennifer
Block, René
Bois, Yve-Alain
Bonami, Francesco
Bourriaud, Nicolas
Breitwiser, Sabine
Brenson, Michael
Brookman, Philip
Brougher, Kerry
Buchloh, Benjamin H.D.
Burton, Johanna
Busch, Jason T.
Butler, Connie

Cameron, Dan
Celant, Germano
Cherix, Christophe
Chong, Doryun
Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn
Cooke, Lynne
Crimp, Douglas
Cullinan, Nicholas
Curiger, Bice

D'Harnoncourt, Anne
D'Souza, Aruna
Danly, Susan
Darling, Michael
Davidson, Susan
Davis, Elliot
Deitch, Jeffrey
deSalvo, Donna
Dickerman, Leah
Elderfield, John
Eleey, Peter
Eliel, Carol
Ellegood, Anne
Engberg, Siri
Enwezor, Okwui
Esche, Charles

Farver, Jane
Fer, Briony
Figura, Starr
Firstenberg, Lauri
Flood, Richard
Fogle, Douglas
Forde, Kathleen
Foster, Carter
Foster, Hal
Friis-Hansen, Dana

Galassi, Peter
Garrels, Gary
Gilbert-Rolfe, Jeremy
Gioni, Massimiliano
Godfrey, Mark
Goldberg, RoseLee
Goldberg, Vicki
Golden, Thelma
Goodeve, Thyrza Nichols
Greenough, Sarah
Grove, Jeffrey D.
Groys, Boris

Ha, Paul
Haas, Karen
Halbreich, Kathy
Hanhardt, John G.
Hanru, Hou
Hapgood, Susan
Hasegawa, Yuko
Haskell, Barbara
Hauptman, Jodi
Havinga, Anne
Heartney, Eleanor
Heckert, Virginia
Heiferman, Marvin
Higgs, Matthew
Hlavajova, Maria
Hoffmann, Jens
Holmes, Brian
Hopps, Walter
Hoptman, Laura
Hough, Jessica
Hsu, Helen
Huberman, Anthony

Iles, Chrissie

Jacob, Mary Jane
Jacobson, Heidi Zuckerman
Jenkins, Bruce
Jetzer, Gianni
Joo, Eungie

Kardish, Laurence
Kinchin, Juliet
Kismaric, Susan
Koda, Harold
Koestenbaum, Wayne
Kort, Pamela
Kortun, Vasif
Kozloff, Max
Krauss, Rosalind E.
Krens, Thomas
Kuspit, Donald
Kwon, Miwon
König, Kasper

Ladd, Jeffrey
Lange, Christy
Lange, Susanne
Lauf, Cornelia
Le Bon, Laurent
Lepik, Andres
Lew, Christopher Y.
Lewison, Jeremy
Li, Pi
Liesbrock, Heinz
Lippard, Lucy
London, Barbara
Loock, Ulrich
Lootsma, Bart
Lum, Ken
Lupton, Ellen

Marcoci, Roxana
Martin, Jean-Hubert
Matt, Gerald
McShine, Kynaston
Medina, Cuauhtémoc
Miller, Dana
Molesworth, Helen
Morgan, Jessica
Morris, Frances
Munroe, Alexandra

Nickas, Bob

Obrist, Hans Ulrich

Paul, Christiane
Phillips, Christopher
Porter, Jenelle

Rattemeyer, Christian
Raymond, Yasmil
Respini, Eva
Rothfuss, Joan
Rothkopf, Scott
Ryan, Raymund

Salvesen, Britt
Sanders, Jay
Schaffner, Ingrid
Schimmel, Paul
Schlenzka, Jenny
Serota, Nicholas
Shackelford, George T.M.
Shiff, Richard
Siegel, Joshua
Siegel, Katy
Sirmans, Franklin
Smith, Cynthia E.
Spector, Nancy
Springer, Carrie
Storr, Robert
Strauss, David Levi
Subotnick, Ali
Sussman, Elisabeth
Szarkowski, John
Szeemann, Harald

Temkin, Ann

Umland, Anne

Vergne, Philippe

Weibel, Peter
Weinberg, Adam
Weschler, Lawrence

Zelevansky, Lynn


A Brief History of Curating Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Part of JRP|Ringer's innovative Documents series, published with Les Presses du Réel and dedicated to critical writings, this publication comprises a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist mapping the development of the curatorial >>more
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On Curating: Interviews with Ten International Curators By Carolee Thea. Edited by Thomas Micchelli. Foreword by Hans Ulrich Obrist. On Curating, Carolee Thea's second volume of interviews with ten of today's leading curators, explores the intellectual convictions and personal visions that lay the groundwork for the most prestigious and influential exhibitions in the world >>more
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This Is the Flow: The Museum as a Space for Ideas Edited by Rutger Wolfson. Text by Cornel Bierens, Edwin Carels, Guus Beumer, Valentijn Byvanck, Chris Darke. What role do the visual arts and museums play in our society--and what role might they play? This Is the Flow compiles a series of essays on a diverse range of subjects, such as the >>more
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Right About Now Edited by Margriet Schavemaker, Mischa Rakier. Text by Jennifer Allen, Sophie Berrebi, Claire Bishop, Beatrice von Bismarck, Maaike Bleeker, Jeroen Boomgaard, Nicolas Bourriaud, Deborah Cherry, Hal Foster, Vít Havránek, Marc Spiegler, Olav Velthuis, Kitty Zijlmans. Video art, the Internet, globalization, nomadism, itinerant curators and biennale artists, Installation and Process art, PowerPoint presentations, multiculturalism, design, magazines, fashion, lounges, the DJ, VJ and house culture, blockbuster exhibition >>more
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The Fall of The Studio Text by Wouter Davidts, Kim Paice, Julia Gelshorn, MaryJo Marks, Kirsten Swenson, et al. Valiz's Antennae series picks up new currents in the arts and commissions essays that transmit current waves of thought. The Fall of the Studio: Artists at Work, a collection of new essays examining the role >>more
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Collecting Contemporary Art Edited by Andrea Bellini, Lillian Davies, Cecilia Alemani. For the collector of contemporary art, the acquisition of new work is an aesthetic and intellectual adventure that records a personal journey and cuts a unique cross-section through the culture. Consequently every collector has a >>more
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Continuing Dialogues: A Tribute to Igor Zabel Edited by Christa Benzer, Christine Böhler, Christiane Erharter. Texts by Zdenka Badovinac, Francesco Bonami, Eda Cufer, Zoran Eric, Charles Esche, Maria Hlavajora, Suzana Milevska, Viktor Misiano, Kathrin Rhomberg, Renata Salecl. The influential Slovenian curator, art critic, writer and theorist Igor Zabel (1958-2005) was largely responsible for putting the Slovenian art scene on the map during the 1990s. As Senior Curator of Ljubljana's Moderna Galerija, he >>more
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China Talks Text by Jérôme Sans. Never before have so many Chinese artists been given such a wide platform to discuss their works and lives so directly, in the form of dialogues with one of the world's most dynamic curators and >>more
Blue Kingfisher
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Banquete: Nodes & Networks Since the 1990s, "banquete_" (a multidisciplinary collaboration between artists, scientists and other thinkers, named for the Spanish word for feast, banquet) has aimed to explore the convergences among biological, social, technological and cultural thou >>more
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Contemporary Art and the Museum: A Global Perspective Edited by Andrea Buddensieg, Peter Weibel. Text by Claude Ardouin, Hans Belting. All over the world, contemporary art is moving into traditional museums, its institutionalization an ongoing proposition with swiftly evolving practices. And more than ever before, the art of the moment is being made and collected >>more
Hatje Cantz
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Harald Szeemann Edited by Florence Derieux. Text by Harald Szeemann, Hal Foster, Jean-Marc Poinsot, Tobia Bezzola. We owe our idea of the contemporary exhibition to Harald Szeemann--the first of the jet-setting international curators. From 1961 to 1969, he was Curator of the Kunsthalle Bern, where in 1968 he had the foresight >>more
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JET: It's Not a Plane, It's Not a Girl's Name, It's a Book About Art Edited by Belinda Hak. Text by Faye Holdert, Joris de Jong, Judith Leijdekkers, Jammie Oostrum, Estra Yalçiner. Witte de With's Junior Editorial Team (JET) here gauge the the art world climate through projects and interviews with Marc Bijl, Edith Dekyndt, Tauba Auerbach, Geoffrey Farmer, Ryan Gander, Lawrence Weiner and others. >>more
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Art Life: Selected Writings 1991-2005 By Lawrence Rinder. Introduction by Bill Arning. Entertaining, lyrical and informative, Art Life is a selection of essays by well-known contemporary art curator Lawrence Rinder, all written since 1991. Rinder's work is distinguished by a concern for art's role in reflecting and >>more
Gregory R. Miller & Co.
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Voice & Void Edited by Thomas Trummer. Foreword by Harry Philbrick. Voice & Void examines the topic of the human voice in avant-garde and contemporary art over the past 40 years, reconsidering the interrelationship of hearing and seeing against the backdrop of the visual arts. The >>more
The Aldrich Museum
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Merz World: Processing the Complicated Order Edited by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Adrian Notz. Text by Yona Friedman, Thomas Hirschhorn, Peter Bissegger, Karin Orchard, Gwendolen Webster. The evolving artwork and early, all-encompassing installation Merzbau was German Dadaist Kurt Schwitters’ obsession. He began building a fantastical structure inside his Hanover studio in 1923, which he conceived as a project without end. It >>more
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Curating Subjects Edited by Paul O'Neill. Introduction by Paul O'Neill, Annie Fletcher. This sleek and serious anthology of new curatorial writing features contributions from leading international curators, artists and critics including Julie Ault, Sřren Andreasen & Lars Bang Larsen, Carlos Basualdo, Dave Beech & Mark Hutchinson, Irene >>more
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Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, And More…On Collecting Texts by Werner Muensterberger, Ingrid Schaffner and Fred Wilson. Pictures, Patents, Monkeys, and More...On Collecting examines the collecting impulse in its various incarnations, raising fundamental questions about why we collect and why we collect what we collect. Surprising and eccentric, this publication fea >>more
Independent Curators International, New York
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Words Of Wisdom: A Curator's Vade Mecum Edited by Carin Kuoni. Essays by Jean-Christophe Ammann, Carlos Basualdo, René Block, Francesco Bonami, Dan Cameron, Lynne Cooke, Bice Curiger, Donna De Salvo, Richard Flood, Thelma Golden, Yuko Hasegawa, Jean-Hubert Martin, Gerardo Mosquera, Hans Ulrich Obrist. A modern update of the Medieval trade manuals--the 'come-along-with-me' (vade mecum) of Medieval craftsmen--Words of Wisdom: A Curator's Vade Mecum is an invaluable guidebook for anyone interested in contemporary art and the practice of cur >>more
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Gerald A. Matt: Artists Talks Edited by Gerald A. Matt, Synne Genzmer. During his long and illustrious career as a curator and former director of Kunsthalle Wien, Gerald A. Matt has conducted many insightful interviews with the leading contemporary artists of our time. This latest volume of >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
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Making Art Global (Part 2) Introduction by Pablo Lafuente. Text by Lucy Steeds, Jean-Marc Poinsot, Rasheed Araeen, Jean Fisher, Thomas McEvilley, Jean-Hubert Martin, Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, Frédéric Bruly Bouabré, Barbara Kruger. Interview with Jean-Hubert Martin, Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Alfredo Jaar, Francisco Godoy Vega. Magiciens de la Terre was an exhibition held at the Centre Georges Pompidou and the Grande Halle at the Parc de la Villette in 1989. Curated by Jean-Hubert Martin, it aimed to counter the ethnic >>more
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Draw it with your eyes closed: the art of the art assignment Art school is at a point of unprecedented popularity both as an enterprise and as an object of critical inquiry. This book examines the complex and often unruly state of art education by focusing on >>more
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Positioning the Art Gallery Text by Jan van Adrichem, Dominic van den Boogerd, Xander Karskens, Noor Mertens, Tineke Reijnders, Olav Velthuis, et al. Positioning the Art Gallery traces the history of galleries in Amsterdam beginning around 1960. American artists such as Lawrence Weiner, Sol LeWitt and Allen Ruppersberg, as well as Dutch artists such as Jan Dibbets and >>more
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Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Dario Gamboni, Michael Petzet: On the Destruction of Art - Or Art and Conflict, or the Art of Healing Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev reflects on the relationship between destruction and art, and on art's converse capacity for healing. Guiding us through a web of etymological, historical, philosophical, personal and art historical references, she takes the re >>more
Hatje Cantz
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Ten Fundamental Questions of Curating Edited by Jens Hoffmann. Foreword by Milovan Farronato. Text by Peter Eleey, Elena Filipovic, Juan A. Gaitán, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Maria Lind, Chus Martínez, Jessica Morgan, Adriano Pedrosa, Joăo Ribas, Dieter Roelstraete. It has become almost obligatory to introduce a book on curating by noting the plethora of recent publications on the subject. How, in just a few short years, did we reach this point of saturation? >>more
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Pigeons on the Grass Alas Edited and with foreword by Paula Marincola, Peter Nesbett. This book is a unique convening of experts--unique because the "convening" only takes place within its pages. A roster of curators, affectionately dubbed "pigeons," were invited to respond to an evolving list of questions, what >>more
The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia
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Exhibition as Social Intervention Introduction by David Morris, Paul O'Neill. Text by Joshua Decter, Helmut Draxler, Joe Scanlan, Hafpór Yngvason. Contributions by Mary Jane Jacob and interviews with artists Mark Dion, Simon Grennan, Daniel J. Martinez, Michael Brenson. A show challenging conventional understandings of public art, Culture in Action in Chicago had a new social agenda, and rethought what an exhibition of contemporary art might be. Through eight projects by artists initiated in >>more
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Radical Museology By Claire Bishop. Illustrations by Dan Perjovschi. With austerity cuts to public funding, many contemporary art museums have been forced to scale down their budgets, staff and acquisitions. In Radical Museology, New York–based art historian Claire Bishop argues that the incommensurability of >>more
Walther König, Köln
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Condition Report Edited by Koyo Kouoh. Text by Abdellah Karroum, Koyo Kouoh, Simon Njami, Oumar Sall, Françoise Vergčs, Hortensia Völckers, et al. Condition Report is a collection of essays resulting from a symposium held in Dakar in 2012. They address the changing role of art institutions and initiatives in Africa, where government-led art programs and infrastructure predominate. >>more
Hatje Cantz
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Helge Achenbach: The Art Agitator Helge Achenbach (born 1952) is one of the world’s most prominent art consultants. He could even be described as the inventor of this métier. The Art Agitator recounts Achenbach’s experiences with famous artists over the >>more
Hatje Cantz
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Pamela M. Lee: Illegibility Lee addresses illegibility in notetaking, with reference to the archive of art historian Meyer Shapiro. >>more
Hatje Cantz
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Dario Gamboni: The Listening Eye, Taking Notes after Gauguin In this notebook, art historian Dario Gamboni embarks on the trail of the notoriously restless Paul Gauguin, making his own observations in Gauguin’s wake through photographs, drawings and notes. Comparisons between their respective experiences are >>more
Hatje Cantz
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Art as Urban Strategy Text by Henriette Heezen, Tom van Gestel, Nathalie Zonnenberg. Initiated in 1997, the Beyond program for the arts at Leidsche Rijn is unique in its organization and scale. This book documents the project's first decade, investigating how Beyond's flexible scenario has functioned, and analyzing >>more
nai010 publishers
ISBN 9789056627058
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Machine Project: A Field Guide to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art By Machine Project. Edited by Mark Allen, Jason Brown, Liz Glynn. Machine Project is a Los Angeles-based social experiment that investigates art, technology, natural history, music and poetry through collaboration and conversation. On November 15, 2008, Machine Project took over the Los Angeles County Museum of >>more
Machine Project Press
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Curating and the Educational Turn Edited by Paul O'Neill, Mick Wilson. Text by Daniel Buren, Charles Esche, Liam Gillick, Ute Meta Bauer, Raqs Media Collective, Irit Rogoff, et al. In recent years there has been increased debate on the incorporation of pedagogy into curatorial practice—on what has been termed “the educational turn” (“turn” in the sense of a paradigmatic reorientation, within the arts). In >>more
Open Editions/De Appel Arts Centre
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Conservation: MFA Highlights Text by Richard Newman. Though conservation plays a decisive role in the public's experience of artworks in museums, visitors are often unaware of what it takes to keep them vibrant, intact and in some cases existent, and until now >>more
MFA Publications
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Time Action Vision By Christian Höller. Edited by Anne-Julie Raccoursier. In Time Action Vision, Christian Höller, of the interdisciplinary Critical Curatorial Cybermedia program at the University of Art and Design in Geneva, conducts 12 conversations on the topics of cultural studies, postcolonialism, globalization, ac >>more
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From San Servolo to Amalfi By Lü Peng. From San Servolo to Amalfi is a diaristic account of the Venice Biennale by Lü Peng, author, curator and the world's foremost expert in Chinese art. Peng arrived at San Servolo on May 24, 2009 >>more
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Look at Me Edited by Andrea Sick, Mona Schieren. The mechanisms of celebrity culture at the Venice Biennale are dissected in this merciless critique of art-world logic. Essays by Dorothee Albrecht, Andreas Bernhardt, Beatrice von Bismarck, Jolanka Boeke, Paola Bonino, Anna Bromley, Régis Debray, >>more
Moderne Kunst Nürnberg
ISBN 9783869841779
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 232 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 08/31/2011 Active/Awaiting stock
Making Art Global (Part 1) Text by Rachel Weiss, Luis Camnitzer, Coco Fusco, Geeta Kapur, Charles Esche. The second installment in Afterall's Exhibition Histories series, Making Art Global, Part 1 focuses on the third Havana Biennial, which took place in 1989. In the core essay, Rachel Weiss examines the ways in which >>more
Afterall Books
ISBN 9783865609939
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8.75 in. / 250 pgs / 105 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/31/2012 Active/Awaiting stock
Open Field: Conversations on the Commons Edited by Sarah Schultz, Sarah Peters. Text by Steve Dietz, Stephen Duncombe, Futurefarmers, Jon Ippolito, Red 76, Rick Prelinger, Scott Stulen, Works Progress. George Bernard Shaw once wrote: “If you have an apple and I have an apple and we exchange these apples then you and I will still each have one apple. But if you have an >>more
Walker Postscript/Walker Art Center
ISBN 9781935963004
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Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 274 pgs / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2012 Active/Not available

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