Bibliotheek: Nieuwe aanwinsten - december 2009

Arts in Society : Being an Artist in Post-Fordist Times / edited by Pascal Gielen, Paul De Bruyne ; text Michael Hardt, Gert Keunen, Rudi Laermans [ al.] ; interviews Thierry De Cordier, Matthew Herbert, Michelangelo Pistoletto [ al.]. - Rotterdam : NAi uitgevers, 2009. - 168 p. : ills. ; 21 cm. -
Bevat bibliografische gegevens.
'Arts in Society' sketches the manner in which artists, theorists and art intermediaries relate to economic, political, social and ecological issues. It presents an instructive narative about power and impotence, cynicism and utopia, nihilism and engagement. It is aimed at everyone who wants to understand and defend the importance of the role of the arts in society.

Now Is The Time : Kunst en Theorie in de 21e eeuw / redactie Jelle Bouwhuis, Gijs Frieling, Domeniek Ruyters [ al.]. - Rotterdam : NAi Uitgevers, 2009. - 192 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Deze publicatie is voortgekomen uit de gelijknamige debatreeks, gehouden in Amsterdam in 2008/2009. 'Now Is The Time' geeft aan de hand van zeven thema's inzicht in de wijze waarop de hedendaagse kunstpraktijk en het denken over kunst nauw verweven zijn met het huidige tijdsgewricht.
Boris Groys, Rick Poynor, Camiel van Winkel [ al.]

Spaces of Experience : Art Gallery Interiors from 1800 to 2000 / Charlotte Klonk. - New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 2009. - 305 p. : ills. ; 26 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
This study of art-gallery interiors examines the changing ideals and practices of major metropolitan art galleries in Europe and North America from the eighteenth to the late twentieth century. It traces the different scientific, political and commercial influences that lay behind the development of the different displays that have been created.

A Manual for the 21st Century Art Institution
/ edited by Shamita Sharmacharja ; text Bruce Altshuler, Iwona Blazwick, Chris Dercon [ al.]. - London : Koenig Books : Whitechapel Gallery, 2009. - 184 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
A room by room guide to the contemporary institution of the future, this collection of new essays considers the evolution of gallery and museum practice.
Produced on the occasion of the opening of the expanded Whitechapel Gallery, London, April 2009.

Ground Control : Fear and happiness in the twenty-first-century city / Anna Minton. - London : Penguin Group, 2009. - 240 p. : ills. ; 20 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
More and more property in Britain is owned by private corporations, designed for profit and watched over by CCTV. The untested urban planning that is transforming the cities, changes the nature of public space, of citizenship and of trust. Offering some surprising solutions, Anna Minton argues for an alternative, continental approach that celebrates shared space.

Bram Vreven : Rays / tekst ; text Katie Verstockt. - Den Haag : Stroom Den Haag, 2009. - 24 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Bevat biografie van de kunstenaar.
Publicatie in het kader van de Stroom Premium, een sterk geprofileerde subsidie voor individuele kunstenaars op basis van hun actuele werk en de betekenins van de kunstenaar voor het Haags kunstklimaat.

Machiel van Soest : Kleuren Symbolen Systemen = Colours Symbols Systems / tekst ; text Gerrit Jan de Rook. - Den Haag : Stroom Den Haag, 2009. - 24 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Bevat biografie van de kunstenaar.
Publicatie in het kader van de Stroom Premium, een sterk geprofileerde subsidie voor individuele kunstenaars op basis van hun actuele werk en de betekenins van de kunstenaar voor het Haags kunstklimaat.

Harold de Bree : Gevaarlijk spel = Dangerous games
/ tekst ; text Philip Peters. - Den Haag : Stroom Den Haag, 2009. - 24 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Bevat biografie van de kunstenaar.
Publicatie in het kader van de Stroom Premium, een sterk geprofileerde subsidie voor individuele kunstenaars op basis van hun actuele werk en de betekenins van de kunstenaar voor het Haags kunstklimaat.

Channa Boon / tekst ; text Catherine Hemelryk. - Den Haag : Stroom Den Haag, 2009. - 24 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Bevat biografie van de kunstenaa
Publicatie in het kader van de Stroom Premium, een sterk geprofileerde subsidie voor individuele kunstenaars op basis van hun actuele werk en de betekenins van de kunstenaar voor het Haags kunstklimaat.

Ton Schuttelaar : Weerstand = Resistance
/ tekst ; text Jack Segbars. - Den Haag : Stroom Den Haag, 2009. - 24 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Bevat biografie van de kunstenaar.
Publicatie in het kader van de Stroom Premium, een sterk geprofileerde subsidie voor individuele kunstenaars op basis van hun actuele werk en de betekenins van de kunstenaar voor het Haags kunstklimaat.

Quiet Revolution / text Chris Fite-Wassilak. - London : Hayward Publishing, 2009. - 8 p. ; 7 posters : ills. ; 30 cm
Published on the occasion of the exhibition Quiet Revolution, a Hayward Touring exhibition, curated by Chris Fite-Wassilak. Milton Keynes Gallery, 4 July-30 August 2009 [ al.]
The exhibition shows poetic spatial interventions, made from unnoticed materials found all around us. They question the way in which we interact with our surroundings.
David Beattie, Hreinn Fridfinnsson, Joëlle Tuerlinckx [ al.]

Ricardo Previdi : Fraktur / text Lorenzo Benedetti, Daniel Baumann. - Berlin : argobooks, 2009. - 34 p. ; poster : ills. ; 22 cm
Includes biography by the artist.
This catalogue is published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Ricardo Previdi - Fraktur' in De Vleeshal, Middelburg, 7.2-29.3.2009.

Open City : Designing Coexistence / editors Kees Christiaanse, Tim Rieniets, Jennifer Sigler ; text Regina Bittner, Arnold Reijndorp, Peter Sloterdijk [ al.] . - Amsterdam : Uitgeverij SUN, 2009. - 464 p. : ills. ; 27 cm
Published on the occasion of the 4th International Architecture Biennale Rotterdam, 24.09.09-10.01.10. The title of the 4th IABR 2009 is Open City: Designing Coexistsence, curated by Kees Christiaanse. This book presents research and proposals by international experts who were asked to develop methods to facilitate access, and promote coexistence in the contemporary city.

Urban Transformation / edited by Ilka & Andreas Ruby ; text Kees Christiaanse, Amer Moustafa, Eyal Weizman [ al.]. - Berlin : Ruby Press, 2008. - 399 p. : ills. ; 23 cm
This book takes us on a global dérive through emerging urban conditions in five continents, seen through the eyes of more than 50 international architects, urban planners, politicians and artists. The term urban today no longer indexes a normative cultural concept, but represents a cosmos of extremely varied notions deteremined by geographical, cultural, and individual preferences.

Spaces speak, are you listening? : Experiencing aural architecture / by Barry Blesser and Linda-Ruth Salter. - Cambridge, Mass. : The MIT Press, 2007. - 437 p. : ills. ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Integrating contributions from a wide range of disciplines - including architecture, music, acoustics, anthropology, cognitive psychology, and  audio engineering, this book establishes the concepts and language of aural architecture. These concepts provide an interdisciplinary guide for anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of how space enhances our well-being.

IAMA1 & Over kunst en de snelweg : Het A1-project in perspectief / tekst Mariecke Siezen en Mieke Conijn, Jord den Hollander, Govert Grosfeld [ al.]. - Hengelo ; Deventer : A1-partners:  AkkuH : Kunstenlab : Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, 2009. - 2 delen in cassette: IAMA1 : 64 p. : ills. ; 30 cm + 2 DVD's ; Over kunst en snelwegen : 92 p. : ills. ; 30 cm
'IAMA1', I am A1 is een project van Jord den Hollander, die, uitgenodigd door de A1-partners, een heuse brandingscampagne voor de snelweg en omliggende gebieden startte. Hij was gefascineerd door de vraag of het mogelijk is om de A1 als identiteitsdrager te positioneren voor een heel gebied, en daarmee de weg (weer) van iedereen te maken.
In de slotpublicatie 'Over kunst en de snelweg' geven de auteurs een overzicht van wat er gedurende dit vierjarig kunstproject is gebeurd.
Broos - Zeger Reyers en Pietertje van Splunter, Hans van Houwelingen, Stichting G.A.N.G [ al.]

Visionary Cities / research The Why Factory ; editors Winy Maas with Alexander Sverdlov and Emily Waugh. - Rotterdam : NAi Publishers, 2009. - 230 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
The Why Factory is a global urbanist think-tank and research instiitute, run by MVRDV and Delft University of Technology and led by Winy Maas. The Future Cities research programme explores the possibilities for the developmnt of our cities, by focussing on the production of models and visualizations for the cities of the future.

Zoom In Zoom Out : Z33 Contemporary Art & Design Projects collected / tekst Jan Boelen, Claire Warnier, Geert Zagers. - Hasselt : Z33, 2008. - 174 p. : ills. ; 23 cm
Zes tentoonstellingsprojecten met actuele kunst en vormgeving zijn gebundeld tot dit boek. Projecten nr.14 tot nr. 19 waarin Z33 in Hasselt, België meer dan 130 kunstenaars, vormgevers, architecten, wetenschappers en onderzoekers - Marti Guixé, Marina Yee, Ann Veronica Janssens [ al.] - samenbracht.

Urban Planning and the Pursuit of Happiness : European variations on a universal theme (18th-21st Centuries) / editors Arnold Bartetzky, Marc Schallenberg. - Berlin : jovis Verlag, 2009. - 223 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Urban planning implies promises for a better life, the visions of planners and their patrons are related to the universal idea of a pursuit of happiness. This doesn't mean they always match the needs of the people concerned; the inhabitants' actual usages and appropriations of urban spaces may even undermine their original conceptions. This book assembles a dozen case studies from various European countries from the Enlightment to the present day.

After Architecture : Typologies of the Afterwards / texts Marti Peran, Andera Aguado. - Barcelona : Actar, 2009. - 111 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
This catalogue is published in conjunction with an exhibition of works by 17 artists who reflect on the seperation between architecture as concieved of and planned by professionals, and its real use. In other words on the 'after' the construction. The proposal is developed in 4 'Typologies of the Afterwards' : Back, Interior, Around and Demolition.
Lara Almarcegui, Jan Tichy, Clay Ketter [ al.]

Geen meter teveel : Agenda Scholenbouw / redactie Janny Rodermond, Guido Wallagh, Anneloes van der Leun. - Rotterdam : Stimuleringsfonds voor Architectuur, 2009. - 100 p. : ills. ; 27 cm
Bevat literatuurgegevens.
Acht gerenomeerde architecten, die gezamelijk meer dan vijftig schoolgebouwen hebben gebouwd maken zich ernstig zorgen over de kwaliteit van ondrewijshuisvesting. Deze voldoet vaak niet als de culturele leer-, leef-, en werkomgeving die het onderwijs verdient.
Marlies Rohmer, Leon Thier, Liesbeth van der Pol [ al.]

Dick Raaijmakers : Method / edited and translated by Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei. - Eindhoven : Onomatopee, 2009. - 378 p. ; 15 cm. - (Onomatopee 34)
Includes bibliographical references.
Translation of the book De Methode (1985) by Dick Raaijmakers, in which he describes, in an exact but also poetic way, how motion, cause and effect, and their perception are interrelated.

Frank Koolen : United Colors of / photos Frank Koolen ; text Bart de Baets, James Gogging. - Amsterdam : in eigen beheer, 2009. - 68 p. : ills. ; 30 cm

Building Happiness : Architecture To Make You Smile / edited by Jane Wernick, RIBA Building Futures. - London : Black Dog Publishing, 2009. - 176 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
The Building Happiness project was started by Building Futures (the RIBA's think tank) early in 2007, with the aim of discussing whether the way we design our built environment can have a direct bearing on how happy we feel. Can we construct happiness? Can it ever be a planning requirement?
Antony Gormley, Richard Rogers, David Lan [ al.]

Op Zuid : De kunst van Rotterdam-Zuid
/ redactie Marjolijn van der Meijden, Minke Themans, Siebe Thissen. - Rotterdam : NAi Uitgevers, 2009. - 260 p. : ills. ; 23 cm
In de herstructurering van Rotterdam-Zuid speelt kunst een belangrijke rol in processen van stadsontwikkeling. vooral in de openbare ruimte.
Bureau Venhuizen, Ai Weiwei, ZUS [ al.]

Edwin van der Heide : Witteveen+Bos-prijs voor Kunst+Techniek 2009 / jury Andrée van de Kerckhove, Mirjam Kuitenbrouwer, Marten Minkema, Arjen Mulder. - Deventer : Witteveen+Bos, 2009. - 52 p. : ills. ; 21 cm + Audio CD
Edwin van der Heide maakt installaties waarin de parameters geluid-tijd-ruimte, en het componeren met klank en met ruimtelijke ervaring centraal staan.

Camera Lucida : Reflections on Photography / Roland Barthes ; translated by Richard Howard. - London : Vintage Books, 2000. - originally published in France as La Chambre Claire, 1980. - 119 p. : ills. ; 20 cm
Roland Barthes final book examining the relationship between photography and theatre, history and death, and presence and absence.

Fotografie in het Stedelijk : De geschiedenis van een collectie / tekst Hripsimé Visser, Rik Suermondt. - Amsterdam ; Rotterdam : Stedelijk Museum : NAi Uitgevers, 2009. - 296 p. : ills. ; 26 cm
Bevat bibliografische gegevens.
Willem Sandberg begon in 1958 met een fotoverzameling in het Stedelijk Museum. Daarmee was hij in Europa de eerste directeur die fotografie een vaste plaats in een museum voor moderne kunst gaf. Naast informatieve en kritische geschiedschrijving biedt dit boek omvangrijke thematische beeldkaternen met ruim 150 hoogtepunten uit de fotocollectie.
Diana Arbus, Rineke Dijkstra, Ed van der Elsken [ al.]

How to Read a Photograph : Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers
/ author Ian Jeffrey ; foreword by Max Kozloff. - London : Thames and Hudson, 2008. - 382 p. : ills. ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Profiles of more than 100 major photographers, including Alfred Stieglitz, August Sander, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Mapplethorpe and Moriyama Daido, highlight styles and movements throughout the history of the medium.

Soft City / by Jonathan Raban. - London : Picador, 2008. - first published 1974 by Hamish Hamilton. - 292 p. ; 20 cm
How is it that the noisy, jostling, overwhelming metropolis leaves us at once so energized and so fragile? In Soft City the author seeks to find out. According to the Sunday Telegraph this book is a psychological handbook for urban survival.

Celluloid Skyline : New York and the Movies
/ by James Sanders. - New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. - 498 p. : ills. ; 25 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index
This is a tale of two cities, the real New York and the mythic city, New York of films such as '42nd Street', 'Rear Window', 'King Kong' and 'Taxi Driver'. As the author shows in this book, the dream city of the movies may hold the secret to the glamour of its real counterpart.

James Turrell : The Wolfsburg Project / with an essay by Peter Weber ; contributions by Richard Andrews, Markus Brüderlin, Esther Barbara Kirschner, Annelie Lütgens. - Ostfildern : Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2009. - 178 p. : ills. ; 25 x 32 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
This catalogue documents the Wolfsburg Project, the first comprehensive solo presentation of James Turrell in Germany. Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, October 24, 2009 - April 5, 2010.

Eating the Universe : Vom Essen in der Kunst / concept Magdalena Holzhey. - Köln : DuMont Buchverlag, 2009. - 312 p. : ills. ; 26 cm
This book is published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Eating the Universe, Vom Essen in der Kunst', Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, November 28, 2009 - February 28, 2010; Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, April 24-July 4, 2010; Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, September 17, 2010 - January 9, 2011.
John Bock, Zeger Reyers, Rirkrit Tiravanija [ al.]

Beyond No 2 : Shortsories on the Post-Contemporary : Values and Symptoms / editor Pedro Gadanho ; shortstories by Sam Jacob, Markus Miessen, Marc Schuilenburg [ al.]. - Amsterdam : Uitgeverij SUN, 2009. - 160 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Beyond is an urban literary magazine dedicated to experimental forms of architectural and urban writing. It arrives at a time in which architects and urbanists tackle fascinating issues while their reports fail to attract a wider audience. The shortstories included in this volume not only address current symptoms such as fear and paranoia, but also unexpected visions on how to deal with old urban issues such as war, gentrification, and capitalistic city growth.

Architecture of Consequence : Dutch Designs on the Future / editor Ole Bouman [ al.]. - Rotterdam : NAi Publishers, 2009. - 168 p. : ills. ; 25 cm
This publication coincides with the international travelling exhibition 'Architecture of Consequence' by the Netherlands Architecture Institute.
Architectural design and environmental planning can offer radical solutions to such pressing issues of our time as sustainable food production, alternative sources of energy and the need for social cohesion, and social renewal.
2012Architecten, Jan Konings, MVRDV, Van Bergen Kolpa Architecten [ al.]

De levende stad : Over de hedendaagse betekenis van Jane Jacobs / redactie Simon Franke en Gert-Jan Hospers ; tekst Kees Christiaanse, Arnold Reijndorp, Ivan Nio [ al.]. - Amsterdam : SUN Transcity, 2009. - 200 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
Bevat bibliografische gegevens.
De vier principes die Jane Jacobs hanteerde voor stedenbouw - functiemenging, kleine bouwblokken, de mix van oude en nieuwe gebouwen, en concentratie - zijn na vijftig jaar onveranderd actueel in het denken over de hedendaagse stedelijke ontwikkeling.

Undiszipliniert = Undisciplined : Das Phänomen Raum in Kunst, Architektur und Design = The Phenomenon of Space in Art, Architecture and Design / edited by Gerald Bast, Krüger & Pardeller, Monika Pessler ; text Moritz Küng, Barbara Steiner, Philip Ursprung [ al.]. - Vienna ; New York : Springer Verlag, 2009. - 160 p. : ills. ; 23 cm
Artists, architects and designers have worked on the subject of "space" for a long time. Borders between socially assigned disciplines are increasingly in doubt, this calls for alternative work models.
Pauhof / Walter Niedermayer, Nicole Six & Paul Petritsch, Studio Makkink & Bey [ al.]

Institution Building : Artists, Curators, Architects in the Struggle for Institutional Space / edited by Nikolaus Hirsch, Philipp Misselwitz, Markus Miessen, Matthias Görlich. - Berlin ; New York : Sternberg Press, 2009. - 106 p. : ills. ; 22 cm
Includes biographies of the authors.
What defines the contemporary art space? Who are the authors in the construction of an institution? Is it possible to built an institution while producing art? In times in which artists create buildings, architects contribute to art exhibitions, and curators act like artists, it seems possible ro rethink the cassical role models, and thus to renegotiate the relation between art production, the exhibition and its spatial envelope.

The Violence of Participation / edited by Markus Miessen ; conversations with Eyal Weizman, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Karl Schlögel [ al.]. - Berlin ; New York : Sternberg Press, 2007. - 260 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
This book marks an extension of the discursive space the London-based architect Markus Miessen has produced as a contribution to the 2007 Lyon Biennial. He has pulled together a heterogeneous group of partners to lead conversations on alternative notions of participation, the inconsistence between democratic concepts, and what it means to live in Europe today.

East Coast Europe / edited by Markus Miessen ; text Can Altay, Katherine Carl, Mladen Dolar [ al.]. - Berlin ; New York ; Ljubljana : Sternberg Press : Zalozba ZRC, 2008. - 352 p. ; 18 cm
Includes an incomplete dictionary of Europe's future, and biographies of the authors.
In applying a spatial, geographical and cultural eye to the peripheries of a Europe suddenly unsure of its identity and its future, this book attempts to outline some of the issues and responses to the idea of Europe as an entity.

Support Structures / Céline Condorelli. - Berlin ; New York : Sternberg Press, 2009. - a co-production with Support Structure: Céline Condorelli and Gavin Wade, and James Langdon. - 436 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
This book was produced by and constitutes the last part of the Support Structure project, 2003-2009, and includes its corresponding sets of works, actions and manifestations. The ten phases of Support Structure form a process of investigation into the methodologies and conceptual devices offered by thinking through what a support structure could or might be. This act was informed by our belief in and understanding of inherent and primary functions of the role of art and architecture as supportive.

De natuurkunde van 't vrije veld
/ Prof. Dr. M. (Marcel) Minnaert. - Zutphen : B.V. W.J. Thieme & Cie, 1974, 2004. - 3 delen
1. Licht en kleur in het landschap. - vijfde druk. - 408 p. : ills. ; 20 cm. - Bevat trefwoordenlijst
2. Geluid, warmte, elektriciteit. - derde druk. - 354 p. : ills. ; 20 cm. - Bevat trefwoordenlijst
3. Rust en beweging. - derde druk. - 320 p. : ills. ; 20 cm. - Bevat trefwoordenlijst
Wie houdt van de natuur neemt haar verschijnselen waar, zoals hij ademt en leeft. De beschreven verschijnselen zijn voor een gedeelte dingen die men dagelijks waarneemt. Behandeld zijn uitsluitend rechtstreekse waarnemingen. Bij dit alles is het de bedoeling dat men het ziet en doet. Het niveau van de behandelde stof is zeer ongelijk en varieert van elementaire tot pittige onderwerpen. De natuurkunde van het vrije veld van Marcel Minnaert is de grote inspiratiebron voor het werk van James Turrell, ook voor ‘Het Hemels Gewelf' in Kijkduin.

Summer of Love : Psychedelic Art, Social Crisis and Counterculture in the 1960's / edited by Christoph Grunenberg and Jonathan Harris ; text Carlo McCormick, Glenn O'Brien, Edwin Pouncey [ al.]. - Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2005. - 383 p. : ills. ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Psychedelia constitutes one of the most exciting but also neglected phenomena of twentieth-century art, culture and history, providing intense visual and psychological experiences in a wide range of different media. The productive dialogue between psychedelic art and the political revolution and counterculture found its expression in an aesthetic that exemplifies social, political, racial and sexual liberation.

A Study On Colour / text and photographs Katja Mater ; text Will Holder. - Den Haag : Heden, 2009. - 68 p. : ills. ; 22 cm
This catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Constructions of Colour' by Katja Mater, from december 6, 2009 - January 30, 2010.

Public Produce : The New Urban Agriculture / Darrin Nordahl. - Washington ; London : Island Press, 2009. - 177 p. : ills. ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
'Public Produce' profiles municipal food growing efforts in public spaces, illustrating that there is both a need and a desire to supplement our existing food production methods outside the city with opportunities inside the city.

Wem gehört die Stadt? : Wien - Kunst im öffentlichen Raum seit 1968
/ Konzeption, Idee Bettina Leidl, Veronika Ratzenböck, Thomas Edlinger. - Nürnberg : Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2009. - 271 p. : ills. ; 28 cm
Mit Künstlerregister.
Die Publikation 'Wem gehört die Stadt' rekonstruiert mit einer Projektsammlung die Wiener Geschichte der Kunst im öffentlichen Raum seit 1968 im Verhältnis zur lokalen gesellschaftlichen Entwicklung wie auch zur Ausdifferenzierung ihrer konzeptuellen Spielarten.
Martin Kippenberger, Franz West, Heimo Zobernig [ al.]

Cultuur en media in 2015 / essays Bas Heijne, Valerie Frissen, Fouad Laroui, Sara Selwood en Paul Schnabel. - Amsterdam : Boekman Stichting, 2009. - 80 p. : ills. ; 15 x 22 cm. - (Boekmanstudies, Projekten en publicaties over kunst, cultuur en beleid)
Bevat literatuur.
In deze uitgave laten vijf essayisten hun licht schijnen over de toekomst van cultuur en media. De onderwerpen zijn: nieuwe media, culturele diversiteit, economie en individualisering.
Met een beeldverslag van de bouw van 'Happy Street' ontworpen door John Körmeling, de Nederlandse inzending voor de World Expo 2010 in Shanghai.

Bik Van der Pol : It isn't what it used to be and will never be again / edited by Francis McKee and Louise Shelley ; texts by Jan Verwoert, Anthony Iles, Sarah Pierce [ al.]. - Glasgow : CCA, 2009. - 80 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
Published alongside the exhibition 'It isn't what it used to be and will never be again', by Bik Van der Pol, at the CCA: Glasgow, October 10 - November 21, 2009.