Published by Hayward Publishing. Foreword by Ralph Rugoff. Introduction by Yung Ma. Interview by Katie Guggenheim. Text by Dan Fox, Richard Grayson, Helen Hughes, Jaki Irvine, Jeremy Millar, Mike Nelson.
Mike Nelson (born 1967) is best known for his carefully assembled large-scale immersive environments that tell multilayered narratives while playing with and pushing the boundaries of space and scale. Although Nelson’s extraordinary output has cemented his position internationally, his oeuvre has not previously been explored in a major publication. Designed in close collaboration with the artist, this book juxtaposes new writings with classic texts on seminal works. It includes newly commissioned essays by Yung Ma and Dan Fox and a comprehensive "lexicon" of Nelson's practice by Helen Hughes. The book also features a new interview with Nelson by Katie Guggenheim; a selection of previously published texts on key artworks by Richard Grayson, Jaki Irvine, Jeremy Millar and Mike Nelson; and a full exhibition history and bibliography. Also featured are images and ephemera from Nelson’s studio archive, many of which have never been published before.
This volume records an installation by British artist Mike Nelson (born 1967) in a former cabaret theatre in Berlin which closed around 1934. Nelson’s two-part installation consisted of two "platforms": the first was the main stage area, the second led to a vertical shaft of light that transformed viewers into performers.
Published by Creative Time Books. Text by Peter Eleey, Nato Thompson.
In 2007, artist Mike Nelson transformed the disused interior of the Essex Street Market on New York's Lower East Side, taking audiences on a journey through his installation “A Psychic Vacuum,” a series of reconstructed rooms and passageways filled with enigmatic props, clues and assemblies. Over the next two years, the artist meticulously recreated that journey in this superbly designed and fully illustrated artist's book.
PUBLISHER Creative Time Books
BOOK FORMAT Clth, 6.5 x 9 in. / 196 pgs / 200 color.
PUBLISHING STATUS Pub Date 11/30/2010 Out of print
DISTRIBUTION D.A.P. Exclusive Catalog: SPRING 2010 p. 128
PRODUCT DETAILS ISBN 9781928570110TRADE List Price: $39.95 CDN $50.00