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H O R S   S É R I E S

Deimantas Narkevičius
Da capo. Fifteen Film
Edited by Marco Scotini
R E C E N T    T I T L E S

For All We Know. Edited by Rivet (Sarah Demeuse and Manuela Moscoso)
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Giorgio Andreotta Calò
Prima che sia notte
Edited by Mara Ambrožič
A R T I S T ’  B O O K
Ruti Sela
For The Record
Edited by Joshua Simon
The Soweto Project
Marjetica Potrč
Edited by Marco Scotini
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U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S
A R C H I V E   K A B I N E T T
Eric Baudelaire

Edited by Eric Baudelaire
and Anna Colin

Texts by Morad Montazami, Pierre Zaoui, Homay King
and Jean-Pierre Rehm

Designed by Regular
Jean-Marie Courant

Published following
the exhibitions at
Centre d’art contemporain
la synagogue de Delme
Curated by Marie Cozette
and at Gasworks
Curated by Robert Leckie

Published with the support
of CNAP Centre national
des arts plastiques
(aide à l’édition),
ministère de la Culture
et de la Communication

Fluxus Art Project
Franco British programme
for contemporary art

Galerie Greta Meert

Galería Juana de Aizpuru

English / French
Printed in 1200
Softcover, 16,5 x 23,5 cm
304 pages, colours

ISBN 978-3-943620-15-3

Euros 32,00
Wednesday, September 24th, 2014, 6.30 pm
Eric Baudelaire. Anabases launch
Bibliotheque Kandinsky, Paris
Manifestos Show: Act I, Inessential Fathers

September 2014
From Tuesday 16th til Sunday 21st
2-7 pm Daily

Wed 17th at 7 pm
Discussion with Kajsa Dahlberg

Sat 20th at 4 pm
Reading group and closing event

Manifestos Show:
Act I, Inessential Fathers
is an invitation to read together as a means to trace feminisms’ genealogies through its manifestos.
An exhibition of works that articulate forms of feminist space through various kinds of collaborations will be shown alongside a partial collection of manifestos.
Related activities will focus on the themes of critique, reproduction and temporality that are made legible through the act of rereading these texts.

Including contributions from Carla Cruz, Kajsa Dahlberg, Rosie Eveleigh, Emma Hedditch & Henriette Heise, Alex Martinis Roe, Carole Roussopoulos & Delphine Seyrig.

Manifestos Show; Act I, Inessential Fathers has been organised collaboratively with Laura Guy (Inheritance Projects)

Partner of Berlin Art Week
Bibliotheque Kandinsky du Musée national d’art
moderne / CCI au Centre Pompidou and Centre
National Des Arts Plastiques (Cnap) invites you
to the presentation of Anabases by Eric Baudelaire

A discussion around the idea of the Anabasis with
the artist Eric Baudelaire, the art critic and director
of FIDMarseille Jean-Pierre Rehm, and the designer
Jean-Marie Courant (Regular)

Bibliotheque Kandinsky
Centre Pompidou, niveau 3, 75004 Paris

Free entrance, to book please email:

F R O M   B O O K
P A S T   E V E N T S
“This book is not for reading but for wandering. Its lines do not roll out continuously but superimpose each other to infinity, creating not a compendium of knowledge but a web of prescience. It does not follow a logical framework but unfurls a grid with multiple entries. It does not assert a set subject or conclusive postulate. At most it invites us to probe the recesses of a mind in motion, and steeps us in the driving material that brings it to life. It reflects the works it exhibits, the documents it discloses and the commentary it generates: it aspires to ubiquity. Anabasis, the very real linking thread that stitches it together, serves not just as an archaeological enigma, but also as an allegorical force. The main author of this ocean crossing, Eric Baudelaire, is both a collector of vestiges and a sketcher of wandering lines who has surrounded himself with other meticulous voices (Pierre Zaoui, Homay King, Jean-Pierre Rehm), fellow-travellers in this library secret. Readers will be able to enjoy the gradual unfolding of the story of war and politics whose underlying intellectual and poetic adventure this book enables us to recall—that of its repetitions, ramifications and hybridisations: the story of Anabasis after Anabasis (or from Xenophon’s Anabasis to that of Paul Celan by way of Alain Badiou’s), from an ancient narrative to its modern reappropriation.” (Morad Montazami)
Thursday, July 24th, at 7pm
Anabases presentation at Section 7 Books, Paris
Conversation between Eric Baudelaire and two of the contributors, Morad Montazami and Pierre Zaoui.
Conceived in the aftermath of a series of projects by Eric Baudelaire, all dealing with the particular form of thought process and time structure of the “anabasis,” the book gathers in-depth essays by Homay King, Jean-Pierre Rehm and Pierre Zaoui, and calls the figures of Michelangelo Antonioni, Masao Adachi and Xenophon.
Section 7 Books — 80, rue Julien Lacroix, 75020 Paris

Friday July the 4th, 4.30pm
Anabases presentation at FID Marseille
Eric Baudelaire in conversation with Philippe Azoury
Musée des Civilisations de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée 7 Promenade Robert Laffont, Marseille 
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Der Standpunkt der Aufnahme — Point of View
The Psychopathologies of  Cognitive Capitalism: Part Two
Biography Elmgreen & Dragset
“Der Standpunkt einer Aufnahme ist bereits eine Stellungnahme zur Sache” – “Placing the camera means to have already taken a position on the cause,” Zurich video activists wrote in a text grappling with their role in the confrontation between the youth movement and the police in the “hot summer” of 1980. The article is an after-the-fact reflection on the activists’ own conduct on the streets and on the ways in which it changed during and because of the events. The authors are trying to come to grips with the ambivalent effects of holding a camera, of being observers, participants and representatives all at the same time.

The unresolved physiognomy of this text informed an ongoing program, titled “Der Standpunkt der Aufnahme – Point of View”, which was launched at the cinema Arsenal in Berlin in October 2010 and is dedicated to the diversity with which artists and activists work politically with film and video today.

The book by the same title, edited by Tobias Hering and published in collaboration with Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art, is a direct outcome of the regular cinema sessions. It aims to extend and perpetuate a debate whose urgency, while bearing on constantly changing technical conditions and shifts in media agency, has never lost momentum. Contributions by artists and film makers participating in the program represent a variety of aesthetic and intellectual styles as well as different approaches to the questions at stake: What does it mean to work politically with film and video today, what does it entail, and what does it presuppose? How is the subjectivity of an artistic practice made to act and intervene in the political sphere?
The Psychopathologies of Cognitive Capitalism: Part Two is the second volume in a series which maps out the complex terrain of cognitive capitalism as an ontogeny in which its earlier phase has transitioned into a later phase that we are now beginning to experience. This volume collects together papers from a conference of the same name held at the Institute of Cultural Inquiry, Berlin, in the spring of 2013.
The first part of the book delineates the recent emergence of characteristic psychopathologies of cognitive capitalism, which have resulted from the unique concatenation of social-political-psychological-economic relations that have produced distinct stresses and forms of derangement upon the factory of the brain. This leads to the second stream, referred to as “the cognitive turn” in cognitive capitalism. For example, as a result of the necessity for an efficient brain-mind to labor in the advanced and constantly accelerating conditions of the knowledge economy highly sophisticated and nuanced forms of attention have become compulsory well beyond what was considered essential in the older regimes of the modern. As such new dispositifs of normalization and governmentalization have arisen to, on the one hand, diffuse the attention necessary for multi-tasking, and on the other, to enhance the production of a hyper-attention. It is upon these and other similar conditions that this book concentrates. It calls for the identification of the causative factors of these psychopathologies as well as attempting to invent the counter conditions with which to thwart their emergence.

This book is the beginning of an antidiscursive discourse with which to create an emancipatory materialism produced not only in the world but in the brain as well.
In conjunction with the exhibition ‘Elmgreen & Dragset – Biography’, two books, a reader and a picture book, are published to celebrate the artists’ almost twenty years of art-making. The picture book is published by Hatje Cantz and the reader by Archive Books.

‘Biography’ is the first major exhibition in Oslo by Elmgreen & Dragset. The show presents a wide selection of works from the artist duo’s complex universe, including performance, sculpture and interactive installations. Works from the late 1990s onwards are shown together with recent projects, and all together create a unique insight into the artists’ oeuvre.
Elmgreen & Dragset consider an exhibition to be a work of art in itself, with all its narrative, choreographic and social possibilities and ‘Biography’ examines the very conditions of exhibiting. Works that initially arrived from very different contexts are here brought together and the new constellations of works generate altered readings and additional layers of meaning. When walking through the museum, one will experience environments which occur very realistic, just in order to end up in almost surreal and other worldly scenarios elsewhere in the exhibition. A durational live act is juxtaposed with a series of wall pieces, and existing sculptures find their place in the context of new site specific environments.

The exhibition at the Astrup Fearnley Museet is the first in a three-part exhibition series by Elmgreen & Dragset entitled ‘Biography’. It will be followed by exhibitions at the National Gallery of Denmark in Copenhagen and at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
A B O U T   T H E   B O O K
A B O U T   T H E   B O O K
I N   T H E   S A M E   S E R I E S
A B O U T   T H E   B O O K
Edited by Tobias Hering

Contributors: Videoladen Zürich, Joanne Richardson, Charles Heller, Raphaël Cuomo & Maria Iorio, Serge Daney, Brigitta Kuster, dogfilm, Bärbel Schönafinger, Djibril Diop Mambéty, bankleer, Jean-Marie Straub, Elke Marhöfer, Mikhail Lylov, Sarah Vanagt, Robert Schlicht, Romana Schmalisch, Miriam Aprigio, Raphaël Grisey, Avery Gordon

Designed by Archive Appendix

Published in collaboration with Arsenal

English / German
Printed in 1500
Softcover, 17 × 23 cm
484 pages, b&w

ISBN 978-3943620146

Euros 22,00
Edited by Warren Neidich

Texts by Ina Blom, Arne De Boever, Pascal Gielen, Sanford Kwinter, Maurizio Lazzarato, Karl Lydén, Yann Moulier Boutang, Warren Neidich,
Matteo Pasquinelli, Alexei Penzin, Patricia Reed, John Roberts, Liss C. Werner, Charles T. Wolfe

Printed in 1500
Softcover, 11.5 x 18.5 cm
376 pages, b&w

ISBN 978-3-943620-16-0

Euros 15,00
Part One

Edited by Arne De Boever
and Warren Neidich

Texts by Jonathan Beller, Franco “Bifo” Berardi,
Arne de Boever, Jodi Dean, Warren Neidich, Patricia
Pisters, Jason Smith, Tiziana Terranova, Bruce Wexler

Printed in 1500
Softcover, 11.5 x 18.5 cm
272 pages, b&w

ISBN 978-3-943620-17-7

Euros 15,00
Edited by Gunnar B. Kvaran and Kjersti Solbakken

With essays and interviews by Andrew Berardini, Iwona Blazwick, Susanne Christensen, Ruth Direktor, Bruce Willis Ferguson, Massimiliano Gioni, Martin Herbert, Shannon Jackson, Gunnar B. Kvaran, Quinn Latimer, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Marianne Torp

Designed by Archive Appendix

Published in collaboration with Astrup Fearnley Museet, SMK – National Gallery of Denmark and Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Printed in 2500
Softcover, 13.5 × 21 cm
240 pages, b&w

isbn 978-3-943620-18-4

Euros 15,00
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