CULTURAL STUDIES

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Help Your Self!

The Rise of Self-Design

By Mieke Gerritzen.

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An inspirational guide to constructing and navigating selfhood in the age of social media

We are constantly encouraged to lead the ideal life. Where once our identities were shaped by our communities, families and friends, today we write our own success stories on social media. We design our own identities to an unprecedented extent, constructing ourselves as we wish to be seen. Ways of “upgrading” oneself—dieting to achieve the perfect body, transforming your talents into a successful business, finding bliss by meeting a new love—may therefore be seen as new forms of creativity, or self-design.

In Help Your Self! Dutch designer and director Mieke Gerritzen provides an inspirational guide for designing your ideal self, and shows you how to get started, while also scrutinizing the self-help industry with wit and intelligence.

“Mieke Gerritzen makes a crash landing on the island of Ennui. Search the wreckage for shattered bits of selfhood while you explore the mobility of microbes, the myth of mindfulness, the narcissism of Zoom and the addictive allure of love, money, and success.” –Ellen Lupton

“This fascinating and provocative book confronts its readers with the most urgent questions that raise their self-awareness and improve their quality of life.” –Boris Groys


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Pirates and Farmers

PIRATES AND FARMERS

By Dave Hickey.

RIDINGHOUSE

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Pub Date: 9/1/2013
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Sense & Sensibility

SENSE & SENSIBILITY

ONOMATOPEE

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Pub Date: 3/9/2018
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We Are The Market!

WE ARE THE MARKET!

Edited with introduction by Freek Lomme, Josh Plough.

ONOMATOPEE

ISBN: 9789491677878
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Pub Date: 8/25/2018
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The Modern History of Italian Wine

THE MODERN HISTORY OF ITALIAN WINE

By Walter Filiputti.

SKIRA

ISBN: 9788857226231
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Pub Date: 9/13/2016
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Democracy

DEMOCRACY

Edited by Hanspeter Kriesi.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037783962
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Pub Date: 11/25/2013
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For Climate's Sake!

FOR CLIMATE'S SAKE!

Edited by Rene Swarzenbach.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037782453
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Pub Date: 10/25/2012
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Our World to Change!

OUR WORLD TO CHANGE!

Edited by Ruedi Baur.

LARS MüLLER PUBLISHERS

ISBN: 9783037785294
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Pub Date: 2/25/2017
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Jonas Mekas: Scrapbook of the Sixties

JONAS MEKAS: SCRAPBOOK OF THE SIXTIES

Edited by Anne König.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959050333
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Pub Date: 2/1/2015
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No School Manifesto

NO SCHOOL MANIFESTO

Edited with text by Ilse Ouwens, Fabiola Camuti, Betje Stevens.

VALIZ

ISBN: 9789492095855
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Pub Date: 11/24/2020
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Nearness: Art and Education after COVID-19

NEARNESS: ART AND EDUCATION AFTER COVID-19

By Marlies De Muck & Pascal Gielen.

VALIZ

ISBN: 9789492095862
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Pub Date: 11/24/2020
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Wicked Arts Assignments

WICKED ARTS ASSIGNMENTS

Edited with text by Emiel Heijnen, Melissa Bremmer. Interviews by Pavèl van Houten, Jorge Lucero, Nina Paim, Erik Schrooten, Stephanie Springgay.

VALIZ

ISBN: 9789492095756
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Pub Date: 2/2/2021
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What Has Left Since We Left

WHAT HAS LEFT SINCE WE LEFT

ONOMATOPEE PROJECTS

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Pub Date: 1/12/2021
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