In this book/DVD combo, Niermann, everybody’s favorite kindacomic provocateur asks, “Could a single object transform the future of art? Could an artist succeed in merely creating this one object?” With artist Erik Niedling, Niermann starts asking art-world figures for advice on his quest to create an artwork of epochal importance; the results, on paper and video, will surprise you. With guidance by Thomas Bayrle, Lady Jaye and Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Olafur Eliasson, Boris Groys, Damien Hirst, Gregor Jansen, Terence Koh, Marcos Lutyens, Philomene Magers, Antje Majewski, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Thomas Olbricht and Tobias Rehberger; and commentary by Chus Martínez. Including the DVD The Future of Art by Erik Niedling and Ingo Niermann (HD, 157 min.).
320 pp / 37 b&w
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