Exhibition catalogue published in conjunction with show held at the Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, October 9 - November 10, 2009. "Between Nietzsche's "death of God" and the ascent of Buddhism in twentieth-century America and Europe, the idea of "void" has permeated Western art and culture, and the means by which artists and thinkers have dismantled conventions of reality and perception with acts of emptying, removing, destroying, or emphasizing nothingness, are numerous, as this massive survey testifies. ... [details]
Issue edited by Tim Griffin. Essays "Editor's Letter: Snapshot of 2008," by Tim Griffin; "Film: Best of 2008," by John Waters, Amy Taubin, James Quandt, Karen Cooper, and Stuart Comer; "Music: Best of 2008," by Ryoji Ikeda, Robin Rimbaud, Damon Krukowski, Vashti Bunyan, and Brigitte Fontaine; "Books: Best of 2008," by Michael Hardt, Briony Fer, Jonathan Crary, Arthur C. ... [details]
"'Black Noise' is an acoustical term for a nearly inaudible frequency. It is a fitting title for this tribute to the respected New York painter and musician Steven Parrino, who died in a motorcycle accident on New Year’s Day, 2005, at the age of 46. ... [details]
Edited by Bettina A.W. Funcke, Continuous Project #8 is the final "issue" within the series, also with #8 "Continuous Project" will become know as "Consultants."
"The Centre national de l'estampe et de l'art imprimé (Cneai) invited us, as Continuous Project, to spend a month in Paris in the spring of 2006 in order ta realize a publication and an exhibition. ... [details]
"How can an art exhibition function as a stand-in for the artists and their studios? How can a gallery project provide greater insight into an artist's practice, the way the formality of a slide lecture or the intimacy of a studio visit can? How can the back-story of the work on display be understood, without being solely reliant on a curatorial statement, catalogue essay or press release? This exhibition allows art to be understood as an ongoing and slippery practice, and less the finite, linear and object-oriented one assumed by the standard exhibition format. ... [details]
Very large-scale publication curated by Daniel Baumann, in which he "invited several international artists, who publish artist magazines or related media alongside their own artworks. Baumann focuses on the differences between the artwork and publications of an artist as well as on the question of the seemingly ideal freedom an artist has in making her/his own publications and subsequently on the issue of reproduction and distribution itself. ... [details]