ARTISTS' WRITINGS, LETTERS AND INTERVIEWS

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Soberscove Press

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Paperback, 6 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 48 bw.

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ISBN 9781940190099 TRADE
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The Dynamic Library

Organizing Knowledge at the Sitterwerk—Precedents and Possibilities

Edited by Ariane Roth, Marina Schütz. Contributions by Marina Schütz, Felix Lehner, Gerhard Matter, Paul Michel, Tobias Schelling, Philipp Messner, Susanne Bieri, Dorothe?e Bauerle-Willert, Hans Witschi, Hans Petschar, Ariane Roth, Anthon Astrom, Fabian Wegmuller, Lukas Zimmer, Christian Kern, Claudia Mareis. Translated by Alta L. Price.

The Dynamic Library presents essays in translation from an interdisciplinary symposium on the classification and organization of knowledge held at Sitterwerk, St. Gallen in Switzerland. Home to over 25,000 volumes on art, architecture, design, and photography, the Sitterwerk's Kunstbibliothek (art library) began with the bequest of book collector and connoisseur Daniel Rohner (1948–2007). The question of how to systematically organize this idiosyncratic collection into a publicly accessible library was a fundamental concern, and a solution was found in a dynamic system of organization powered by RFID technology, which relies on digital tracking. The essays gathered in The Dynamic Library contextualize the Sitterwerk's associative classification system amid artistic and historical systems of order while pointing to future methods for incorporating subjectivity and serendipity into the organization of knowledge.


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