Valiz Antennae

The Aesthetics of Ambiguity
Edited with text by Nav Haq, Pascal Gielen. Text by Paolo Favero, Christine Greiner, Max Haiven, Hedwig Houben, You Mi, Bojana Piškur, Public Movement.

Multiculturalism and pluralism presuppose a shared culture with shared values and convictions about, for example, openness, democracy and equality. Multiculturalism therefore in fact presumes a monoculture of views and attitudes.

Being able to deal with ambiguities, >>more

Valiz/Antennae-Arts in Society Series
ISBN 9789492095763
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 228 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/02/2021 In stock

The Future of the New
Edited with text by Thijs Lijster. Text by Lietje Bauwens, Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi, Robin Celikates, Wouter De Raeve, Elena Esposito, Boris Groys, Alice Haddad, Akiem Helmling, Bojana Kunst, Suhail Malik, Benjamin Noys, Hartmut Rosa, Nick Srnicek, Carolyn F. Strauss, Rolando Vázquez, Alex Williams.

In The Future of the New, artists, theorists and professionals working the art field reflect on the role of the arts in a world that is speeding up and changing through the joint forces of >>more

ISBN 9789492095589
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 304 pgs.
Pub Date: 01/22/2019 In stock

Edited with text by Nico Dockx, Pascal Gielen.

There is a new ideology in the making: "commonism," which focuses on the reciprocating movements of the commons (i.e., the cultural and natural resources accessible to and held by all members of a society). After >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095473
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 448 pgs / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/20/2018 Not available

Of Sponge, Stone and the Intertwinement with the Here and Now
By Janneke Wesseling. Of Sponge, Stone and the Intertwinement with the Here and Now explores the notion of “experience” as a key concept in a methodology of artistic research. In this concise, compulsively readable volume, scholar and art >>more

ISBN 9789492095213
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8 in. / 64 pgs / 3 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 In stock

Imaginative Bodies
Edited by Lisa Marie Bowler. Text by Guy Cools. Interviews with Sue Buckmaster, Jonathan Burrows, Rosemary Butcher, Dana Caspersen, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Jonzi D, et al. It is through the sentient body that we experience, know and imagine—and so the body is perhaps the most important tool for making and experiencing art. Imaginative Bodies reaffirms the central position of the body >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095206
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 344 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 In stock

The Practice of Dramaturgy
Edited by Konstantina Georgelou, Efrosini Protopapa, Danae Theodoridou. Text by Una Bauer, Simon Bayly, Andrea Boži´c, Nicola Conibere, Guy Cools, et al. There is a growing interest in the notion and practice of dramaturgy (the theory and practice of dramatic composition), which is often discussed either as the work of the dramaturg, or as the compositional or >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095183
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 304 pgs.
Pub Date: 02/28/2017 In stock

The Perfect Spectator
By Janneke Wesseling. What really happens between a spectator and a work of art at the moment of encounter? How does one experience “meaning” in a work of art? How does an interpretation of an art object come >>more

ISBN 9789080818507
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Pbk, 6.25 x 8 in. / 256 pgs / 60 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/24/2017 In stock

Mobile Autonomy
Edited by Nico Dockx, Pascal Gielen. Text by A Dog Republic, Nico Dockx, Jef Geys, Pascal Gielen, Erik Hagoort, Thomas Hirschhorn, et al. Autonomous labor and its attendant values have now become familiar tools of neoliberal capitalism: work has become freelance, flexible, mobile, project-based, hybrid and temporary. If these conditions are novel to the general economy, this way >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095107
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 255 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock

In-between Dance Cultures
By Guy Cools. The work of Belgian-Moroccan choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (born 1976) and British-Bengali choreographer Akram Khan (born 1974), two of today’s most prolific choreographers, has in many ways defined the first decade of 21st- century dance. >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095114
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 160 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock

Interrupting the City
Edited by Sander Bax, Pascal Gielen, Bram Ieven. Text by Sander Bax, Bojana Cveji´c, Lieven De Cauter, Pascal Gielen, Odile Heynders, Bram Ieven, Vanessa Joosen, Jenniffer Miller, et al. Interrupting the City explores the ways in which artistic practices and interventions intersect with the public sphere. The tactics by which an intervention is achieved may vary, ranging from a media offensive to a riot >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095022
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 327 pgs.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 In stock

The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude
Text by Pascal Gielen. In this third edition of The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude, art sociologist Pascal Gielen's hypothesis that the globalized art scene is an ideal production entity for economic exploitation is updated with the author's latest >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095046
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 In stock

Spaces for Criticism
Edited by Pascal Gielen, Thijs Lijster, Suzana Milevska, Ruth Sonderegger. Text by Luc Boltanski, Sabeth Buchmann, Robin Celikates, et al. Is art criticism losing ground to the Internet and its rapidly proliferating art blogs? Do people still consider the art critics employed by newspapers and magazines the most important arbitrators of what is worth seeing >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088752
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 272 pgs.
Pub Date: 12/29/2015 In stock

No Culture, No Europe
Edited by Pascal Gielen. Text by Rosi Braidotti, Kurt De Boodt, Pascal Gielen, et al. Over the past decade, the European Union has fallen into a drawn-out political and economic crisis. In No Culture, No Europe, the contributors argue that prior analyses of this crisis have missed an important element: >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789492095039
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 224 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 In stock

Arts Education Beyond Art
Edited by Barend van Heusden, Pascal Gielen. Text by Michel van der Aa, Franz Billmayer, Bernard Darras, Willem Elias, Arnon Grunberg, Susanne Keuchel, Aernout Mik, Charlotte Mutsaers, Ramsey Nasr, Gijs Scholten van Aschat, Lode Vermeersch, Barbara Visser, Ernst Wagner. Discussions about the state of arts education often focus on the experiences, emotions and technical skills of artists, rather than the critical function of the arts in society, stages of cognitive development or evidence-based research >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088851
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 192 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/29/2015 Out of stock

Aesthetic Justice
Edited by Pascal Gielen, Niels Van Tomme. Text by Zoe Beloff, Arne De Boever, Mark Fisher, et al. Can art express questions about justice? Could art, perhaps, even create justice? In Aesthetic Justice, sociologist Pascal Gielen and curator Niels Van Tomme invite a variety of artists and critical thinkers—including Zoe Beloff, Arne De >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088868
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 320 pgs.
Pub Date: 03/24/2015 In stock

Alternative Mainstream
By Gert Keunen. Published in Valiz's Antennae series, Gert Keunen's Alternative Mainstream explores the music that lies between the "mainstream" and the "underground"—an apparently diverse intermediate zone that includes genres ranging from hip hop to rock, from folk >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088950
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 354 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/28/2015 In stock

The Ethics of Art
Edited by Guy Cools, Pascal Gielen. Text by Karolien Byttebier, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Guy Cools, Arne De Boever, Pascal Gielen, Kathelin Gray, Sébastien Hendrickx, Navtej Johar, Denise Kenney, Mala Kline, Jeroen Peeters, Frans Poelstra, Christel Stalpaert, Robert Steijn, Lise Uyterhoeven, Benjamin Verdonck, Sara Wookey. The Ethics of Art explores the growing ethical consciousness within the artistic community, as it relates to art's production and distribution mechanisms. It attempts to show how the artistic community engages in creative, social dialogue >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088875
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 352 pgs.
Pub Date: 09/30/2014 In stock

Edited by Juha van ’t Zelfde. Text by Timo Arnall, James Bridle, Simon Critchley, Adam Greenfield, Johan Grimonprez, Vinay Gupta, Ben Hammersley, Thomas Hirschhorn, Xander Karskens, Metahaven, China Miéville, Kevin Slavin, Superflux. Dread: The Dizziness of Freedom reflects on possible re-articulations of the concept of dread in our times. Associated with the "dizziness of freedom" by Søren Kierkegaard, and with "the ecstasy of nihilism" by China Miéville, >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088813
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 240 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2014 In stock

Participation Is Risky
Edited by Liesbeth Huybrechts. Text by Liesbeth Huybrechts, Cristiano Storni, Yanki Lee, Selina Schepers, Jessica Schoffelen, Katrien Dreessen. Equated with notions of public interaction, the term "participation" is often used very loosely, especially within the contexts of new media and innovation research. Among a recent generation of artists and designers working in new >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088776
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 344 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2014 In stock

Triple Bond
By Wouter Davidts. Offering new insights into the role of museums, Wouter Davidts (author of The Fall of the Studio) investigates the connection between architecture, the museum as an institution, the museum program and art. A museum’s architecture >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088493
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 256 pgs / 10 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/23/2017 In stock

Institutional Attitudes
Edited by Pascal Gielen. Text by Kenny Cupers, Bart De Baere, Ann Demeester, Jimmie Durham, Alex Farquharson, Mark Fisher, Pascal Gielen, Marc Jacobs, Sonja Lavaert, Thijs Lijster, Isabell Lorey, Markus Miessen, Chantal Mouffe, Gerald Raunig, Patricia Reed, Nicolaus Schafhausen, Blake Stimson. Today’s networked society offers us many possibilities for transmitting information, for interactive communication, mobility and flexibility. It also has a latent side effect: it renders the world ‘flat.’ Time-honored hierarchies, traditions, elites and canons are >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088684
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 272 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 07/31/2013 In stock

Teaching Art in the Neoliberal Realm
Edited by Pascal Gielen, Paul De Bruyne. Text by Tessa Overbeek, Jeroen Boomgaard, Paul De Bruyne, Pascal Gielen, Stefan Hertmans, Barend van Heusden, et al. Throughout the world, the educational field is being transformed into a marketplace in which institutions must compete for students, and are called on to assess their cultural contributions in terms of finance and management. Is >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088578
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Flexi, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2012 Not available

Community Art
Edited by Paul De Bruyne, Pascal Gielen. Italian philosopher Antonio Negri has declared that “Every kind of change belongs to a form of community art,” inverting the convention that community art can be an integral component of social change and extending the >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088509
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 373 pgs / 5 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/30/2011 In stock

See It Again, Say It Again
Edited by Janneke Wesseling. More often than not, a work of art is produced through a dialectic of action and reflection--a zooming into and out of the material at hand (be it physical or conceptual) that eventually arrives at >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088530
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 305 pgs / 20 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2011 Not available

Moving Together
By Rudi Laermans. Moving Together examines contemporary dance from both a theoretical and a practical perspective, with interactions between the two. The author analyses three important tendencies in contemporary dance: "pure" dance, dance theatre, and (self-) reflexive dance. >>more

Valiz/Antennae Series
ISBN 9789078088523
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 432 pgs / 6 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/29/2015 In stock

The Murmuring of the Artistic Multitude
By Pascal Gielen. Here, art sociologist Pascal Gielen examines the notion that the global art economy—with its ever-renewable youth quota, its gender imbalance, flexible working hours and short-term contracts (or lack of contracts)—is wholly congruent with the worst >>more

ISBN 9789078088349
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 368 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/31/2010 Not available

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

ISBN 9789078088295
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 249 pgs / 9 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/31/2009 Not available

Take Place
Edited by Helen Westgeest. Text by Kitty Zijlmans, Thomas Crow, Barbara Hooper, Caroline van Eck. For a medium so potentially “disembodied” and transparent, photography can offer a unique capacity to concretize place, especially when used in art installations in which photographs may be assembled from numerous sources and locations. Take >>more

ISBN 9789078088356
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Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs / 77 b&w.
Pub Date: 02/28/2010 Not available


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