& In Relation to Studio for Propositional Cinema
A compendium of essays, scripts, poems, and proposals by various artists follows the epnemous exhibition In Relation to a Spectator, curated by Studio for Propositional Cinema at the Kestner Gesellschaft (Hannover, 2017). In the opening text, Studio for Propositional Cinema—an artist collective founded in Düsseldorf in 2013—sets the context for the book’s investigations into notions of the script, staging, and the conditions of the exhibition itself. Artist contributions include Keren Cytter’s rules and declarations for engaging life; Irena Haiduk and John Miller’s ruminating on the nature of the image and of the cinematic, respectively; a series of missives to Kevin Spacey from Cally Spooner; and an “open letter” by Christopher Williams, detailing the labor and material conditions that havefurnishedthewallsonwhichhisexhibitionshavehung.Additionalartistsincludedare Paul Chan, Nicolás Gaugnini, Madeline Hollander, Sarah Kürten, Jordan Lord with Carissa Rodriguez, Luzie Meyer, Rachel Rose, Karin Schneider, and Lawrence Weiner.
4 ½ x 7 in. / 144 pp / 4 b&w
Retail Price: $25.00
KESTNER GESELISCHAFT AND A.P.E. (ART PROJECTS ERA), GERMANY