Mark Von Schlegell
Dystopia has been called “utopia’s wretched flipside,” yet contemporary science-fiction author Mark von Schlegell has figured out how to see dystopia not as pure apocalypse, but as a tabula rasa – a context from which luck, hope and a possible utopian future can emerge. Von Schlegell’s illustrated screenplay-as-science fiction novel is the jumping-off point for this exhibition catalog from the Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux. With many illustrations, reproductions and installation photos on the theme from several dozen important contemporary artists, including Wallace Berman, Isa Genzken, Franz West, Cosima von Bonin and the Pathetic Sympathy Seekers, among others.
Softcover / 5 1/8 x 7 3/8 inches / 272 pp / 96 color
Retail Price: $24.95
CAPC, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux