From Distribution to Archive
Gavin Everall & Jane Rolo (Eds.)
Artists are playing with words again—raiding the archive, bringing the dead back to life. Quicker than the ever-elusive present, they are forging a practice that anticipates the past, forecasts possible histories and revisits alternative futures. This book presents an assemblage of material extending Book Works’ touring exhibition on just this theme: Again, A Time Machine (2011-12). Contributions include artists’ pages, exploratory interviews, and a range of publisher and project space responses to the questions “Why Distribute?” “Why Archive?” Specifically engaging with the circuits of practice that have materialized in the form of books, writing, magazines, spoken word, performative research and archival practice, contributors include Maria Fusco, Dora García, Kenny Goldsmith, Melissa Gronlund, Ian Hunt, Mark Pawson, Laure Prouvost and Slavs and Tatars, and White Columns, among many others.
7 1/2 x10 inches/ 224 pp/ Full b&w and color
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