Bibliotheek: nieuwe aanwinsten - juli-september 2008

Victor Man / edited by Alessandro Rabottini ; text Yilmaz Dziewior, Tom Morton, Hans Ulrich Obrist. - Zürich : JRP Ringier, 2008. - 64 p. : ills. ; 29 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition ' On relative loneliness' at GAMeC, Bergamo, March 18 - May 18 2008.
O Let It Be / Marijn van Kreij. - Amsterdam : Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, 2006. - 104 p. : ills. ; 28 cm
This publication is made on the occasion of the W. F. C. Uriôt Prize 2006, awarded by the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam.
Animal Estates 6.0 Utrecht / Fritz Haeg. - Utrecht : Casco, 2008. - 36 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
Animal Estates is a Gardenlab project, commissioned by Casco, Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht. This Field Guide is published as part of the project in Utrecht, 20 september - 2 november 2008.
Devices for Action / Nomeda & Gediminas Urbonas. - Barcelona : MACBA, 2008. - 130 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Includes biography.
This book has been published on the occasion of the exhibition at the Museo d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona from 14 March to 15 June 2008. In the last eight years projects such as Transaction, Ruta Remake, Pro-test Lab and Villa Lithuania have revealed the combination of models, positions and structures which remain infinitely open, and whose material elements can function as devices for action.
Alice Creischer : Apparatus For The Osmotic Compensation Of The Pressure Of Wealth During The Contemplation Of Poverty / edited by Bartomeu Mari. - Barcelona : MACBA, 2008. - 142 p. : ills. ; 29 cm
Includes biography.
This book has been published on occasion of the exhibition ...For the Osmatic Compensation of the Pressure of Wealth. Alice Creischer: works and collaborations, MACBA, Barcelona, 1 February -18 May 2008
Besetze Deine Stadt! - BZ Din By! : Häuserkämpfe und Stadtentwicklung in Kopenhagen / hrsg. Peter Birke, Chris Holmsted Larsen. - Berlin : Assoziation A, 2007. - 222 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
Mit Chronologie.
Hintergrund der Konflikte in Kopenhagen ist die Umstrukturierung des öffentlichen Raums in dieser Boom-Town, die sich als Musterbeispiel einer innovativen "unternehmerischen Stadt" versteht. Die in diesem Buch beschriebenen Häuserkämpfe formulieren dagegen ein völlig anderes Modell urbanen Lebens in selbstbestimmte Räume.
Public Monuments : Art in Political Bondage 1870-1997 / Sergiusz Michalski. - London : Reaktion Books, 1998. - 236 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Public monuments erected to honour individuals or political concepts are an all-too-familiar component of the urban landscape, but the notions underlying them are not so obvious.
History After Apartheid : Visual Culture and Public Memory in a Democratic South Africa / Annie E. Coombes. - Durham ; London : Duke University Press, 2003. - 366 p. : ills. ; 23 Includes bibliographical references and index.
This book analyzes how, in the midst of the momentous shift to an inclusive democracy, South Africa's visual and material culture represented the past while at the same time contributing to the process of social transformation.
The Art of City Making / Charles Landry. - London : Earthscan, 2006. - 462 p. : ills. ; 22 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
The vision for 21st century cities must be to be the most imaginative cities for the world rather than in the world, this gives city-making an ethical foundation and value base. It helps cities become places of solidarity where the relations between the individual, the group, outsiders to the city, and the planet are in better alignment.
Gids bij het Bomenmuseum :  in de Haagse wijk Wateringse Veld / redactie Nico Zwart [ al.] ; tekst Julia Dotulong en Ineke Westbroek. - Den Haag : Ontwikkelingscombinatie Wateringse Veld, 2008. - 180 p. : ills. : krt. ; 19cm
Het bomenmuseum is een project in de Vinex-wijk Wateringse Veld naar een idee van de beeldend kunstenaar herman de vries.
In de tentoonstelling WV2000 die Stroom in 1996 organiseerde maakten diverse kunstenaars hun betrokkenheid bij de toekomstige wijk visueel.

Green Island : Piazze, Isole e Verde Urbano = On Cities, Hortus and Wild Gardens / edited by Claudia Zanfi. - Bologna : Damiani editore, 2008. - 160 p. : ills. ; 20 cm
This book brings together the first five years of a experimental project: the transformation of the run-down via Pepe area in Milan into a more liveable space for its habitants.
Reza Abedini / edited by Jianping He. - Singapore : Page One, 2007. - 160 p. : ills. ; 24 cm. - (Vision of Design)
Includes boigraphy.
Reza Abedini is a graphic designer from Teheran, and the winner of the Prince Claus Prize 2006.
(In)Visible : Learning to Act in the Metaverse / Stefan Sonvilla-Weiss. - Wien ; New York : Springer-Verlag, 2008. - 168 p. : ills. ; 19 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
By taking possession of the internet as a creative medium, an entirely new, global networked culture of participation has come into being. This book engages with the cognitive, social, technological and aesthetic dimensions of a dataculture which, in the dichotomies of private/public, visibility/invisibility, individual/community, attempts to mark out new routes to communicate the practices and strategies of artistic and scientific engagement.
Paul Otlet, Otto Neurath [ al.]

White Night : Before a Manifesto / Metahaven. - Eindhoven : Onomatopee, 2008. - geen paginering : ills. ; 23 cm. (Research Passport 2)
This pamphlet is one of the three treatises, seperately published on the occasion of the 'By Method of Reasoning' project: an inquiry into the moral possibilities of visual rhetorics.
Fort Altena en de A27: 10 Ontwerpen / redactie Liesbeth Jans, Erik Luermans ; tekst Anneke Broeke, Sjoerd Cusvelder, Ed Taverne [ al.]. - Breda : NBKS, 2008. - 112 p. : ills. ; 25 cm
Deze publicatie verschijnt bij het project Fort Altena en de A27, een ontwerpopdracht aan tien kunstenaars en ontwerpbureaus.
Jeroen Doorenweerd, G.A.N.G., Hans van Houwelingen, Observatorium [ al.]

En dan nu de polonaise : Muziek in Den Haag en Scheveningen / redactie Cor Gout, John van Marwijk, Harry Zevenbergen ; illustraties Diederik Gerlach ; tekst Wim Noordhoek, Leo Samama, René van der Voort [ al.]. - Den Haag : Trespassers W, 2008. - 564 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
Bevat biografische gegevens en index.
Dit boek gaat over alle soorten muziek die in Den Haag en Scheveningen een rol van betekenis hebben gespeeld. Het bevat artikelen van een groot aantal auteurs die zelf muziek hebben gemaakt of intensief bij muziek betrokken zijn geweest.
Art Power / Boris Groys. - Cambridge, Mass. ; London : The MIT Press, 2008. - 189 p. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
In this book, Boris Groys examines modern and contemporary art according to its ideological function. Art is produced and brought to the public in two ways - as a commodity and as a tool of political propaganda. It is as much a force of power play of global politics today as it once was in the arena of the cold war.
Psycho Buildings : Artists Take on Architecture / essay Ralph Rugoff, Jane Rendell, Brian Dillon. - London : Hayward Publishing, 2008. - 184 p. : ills. ; 25 cm
Includes biographies.
Published on the ocassion of the exhibition at the Hayward, London 28 May-25 August 2008
Atelier Bow-wow, Los Carpinteros, Ernesto Neto, Tomas Saraceno [ al.]

Heidegger's Hut / Adam Sharr ; foreword by Simon Sadler. - Cambridge, Mass. : The MIT Press, 2006. - 139 p. : ills. ; 20 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
There are many ways to interpret Heidegger's hut in the Black Forest Mountains of southern Germany. As a site of heroic confrontation between the philosopher and existence; as the petit bourgeois escape of a misguided romantic; as a place overshadowed by Heidegger's troubling involvement with the Nazi regime; or as as entirely unremarkable little building.

The Function of Ornament / edited by Farshid Moussavi, Michael Kubo. - Barcelona : Actar, 2008. - 190 p. : ills. ; 22 cm
This book is a graphic guide to ornaments in the twentieth century. It unveils the function of ornament as the agent for specific affects, dismantling the idea that ornament is applied to buildings as a discrete non-essential entity. Ornament is seen as a mechanism that allows architecture to become connected to culture.
In Ruins / Christopher Woodward. - London : Vintage, 2002. - 280 p. : ills. ; 20 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Art historian Christopher Woodward takes us on a thousand year journey with artists and writers who have been inspired by ruins. Woodward sees a ruin not as a pile of stones, but as a dialogue between an incomplete reality and the human imagination.

David Maljkovic : Almost Here / edited by Yilmaz Dziewior ; text Anselm Franke, Natatsa Ilic. - Hamburg ; Köln : Kunsteverein in Hamburg : DuMont Verlag, 2007. - 200 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
This catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition at Kunstverein in Hamburg, 15 September-18 November 2007.
Archeology in Reverse / photography Stephen Gill ; with an afterword of Iain Sinclair. - London : Nobody : Archive of Modern Conflicts, 2007. - geen paginering : ills. ; 22 cm
Psychogeography with a camera and a bicycle as implements to discover the city.
Filosoof van vrede : De Haagse Spinoza / Wiep van Bunge. - Den Haag : Gemeente Den Haag, 2008. - 72 p. : ills. ; 24 cm. - ( Den Haag, stad van vrede en recht, 3)
Met literatuur.

The Emotional Life of Contemporary Public Memorials : Towards a Theory of Temporary Memorials
/ Erika Doss. - Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2008. - 52 p. : ills. ; 21 cm. - (Meertens Ethnology Cahier iii)
Includes bibliographical references
In this publication the author considers the explosion of public commemoration in recent years, in terms of changed cultural and social practices regarding mourning, memory and public feeling.
From a lecture at the Meertens Institute in Amsterdam.

What do pictures want? : The Lives and Loves of Images / W.J.T. Mitchell. - Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2005. - 380 p. : ills. ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
According to the author we need to reckon with images not just as inert objects but as animated beings with desires and drives of their own. That's why we behave as if pictures were alive, possessing the power to influence us, to persuade us, seduce us, or even lead us astray.
Iron Fists : Branding the 20th Century Totalitarian State / Steven Heller. - London : Phaidon, 2008. - 224 p. : ills. ; 30 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Heller explores the use of logos, the development of regime specific typefaces, and even the slogans used to both rally and terrorize the populace. Once-innocent antecedents in heraldry, color symbols, and sacred and secular symbols were put to disturbingly effective use in selling the totalitarian message.
Peace : The biography of a symbol / Ken Kolsbun with Mike Sweeney. - Washington : National Geographic Society, 2008. - 176 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
The peace symbol made its first public appearance in London's Trafalgar Square in April 1958. Originally designed as the emblem fot the British nuclear disarmament movement, its designer Gerald Holton created it by combining the semaphore signals for the letters "N" and "D" - nuclear disarmament.
Peace : A History of Movements and Ideas / David Cortright. - Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008. - 376 p. ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
In this book the author traces the rise of peace advocacy and internationalism from their origins in earlier centuries through the mass movements of recent decades.
Charing Cross / Nils Norman. - London : Serpentine Gallery : Koenig Books, 2008. - 64 p. : ills. ; 30 cm
Nils Norman was invited by the Serpentine Gallery and The Connection, one of the UK's largest organisations for homeless people, to create a work in response to the charity's location in central London. In this book he explores how the economic and physical structures of the city impact upon people who inhabit its public space.
Lost Review / David Maljkovic. - London : Koenig Books, 2008. - 64 p. : ills. ; 28 cm
Lost Review is published on the ocassion of the artist's contribution to the 5th Berlin Biennial, 5 April-15 June 2008. This book is an extension of the works These Days and Lost Memories from These Days which take place on the grounds of the Zagreb Fair. Depictions of the Zagreb Fair in publications from the past are juxtaposed with present images of the fairgrounds.
Auto-da-Fé / Ciprian Muresan ; text by Mihnea Mircan. - Bucharest : Andreiana Mihail Gallery, 2008. - geen paginering : ills. ; 17 cm
A few pages from Elias Canetti's Die Blendung/ Auto-da-Fé / Het Martyrium (1932) are grafittoed on walls throughout the cities of Romania. Ciprian Muresan recomposes the scattered text through photographs as an ambivalent monument to Canetti.
Mark Dion : Systema Metropolis : Handbook / editor Vicky Paterson. - London : Natural History Museum, 2007. - 45 p. : ills. ; 17 cm
This handbook is published in conjunction with the exhibition 'Mark Dion: Systema Metropolis', part of the contemporary arts programma of the Natural History Museum, London, 15 June - 2 September 2007.
Dion collected samples of soil water from areas in London that represent our contemporary lifestyle, and extracted the living things he found, grouped and identified them with scientists of the museum.

Pedro Cabrita Reis : True Gardens / edited by Adam Budak, Peter Pakesch ; text Philip Ursprung, Felicity D. Scott [ al.]. - Köln : Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2008. - 177 p. : ills. ; 28 cm. - D / E.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
This catalogue is published on the ocassion of the exhibition Pedro Cabrita Reis: True Gardens # 6 at Kunsthaus Graz, 02.02-18.05.2008
Jerzy Beres : Sztuka zgina zycie = Art bends life / text Jerzy Hanusek, Klara Kemp-Welch, Maria Anna Potocka. - Krakow : The Bunkier Sztuki Contemporary Art Gallery, 2007. - 126 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
This is the Flow : The Museum as a Space for Ideas / edited by Rutger Wolfson ; essays by Guus Beumer, Edwin Carels, Anna Tilroe [ al.]. - Amsterdam : Valiz, 2008. - 260 p. : ills. ; 26 cm
Rutger Wolfson's premise is that museums must re-establish their legitimacy and engage in a more explicit relationship with society. In this volume the museum is redifined: no longer primarily as a place for art and artists, but as a space for ideas.
Out of the Studio! : A Symposium on Art and Public Space / edited by Jan Debbaut, Monique Verhulst, Pieternel Vermoortel ; contributions Lara Almarcegui, Ann Demeester, Phillip Van den Bossche [ al.]. - Hasselt : Z33 Art Centre, 2008. - 262 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
This book presents the proceedings of a symposium on art and public space, held at the contemporary art centre Z33 in Hasselt, Belgium, from October 26 to 28, 2007. It comprises contributions by more then twenty artists, curators and academics.
Bad Food Gone Worse / concept and photographs Ewoudt Boonstra, with René Nuijens. - Amsterdam : KesselsKramer, 2006. - geen paginering : ills. : 24 cm
Faded Photos of Fast Food.
On Guerrilla Gardening : A Handbook for Gardening Without Boundaries / Richard Reynolds. - New York : Bloomsburry, 2008. - 256 p. : ills. ; 20 cm
Includes index.
This handbook has been compiled from the experience of guerrilla gardeners around the world. Guerrilla Gardening = gardening on public land without permission.
Mudman : The Odyssey of Kim Jones / edited by Sandra Q. Firmin and Julie Joyce ; with essays by Kristine Stiles. Robert Storr. - Cambridge, Mass. : The MIT Press, 2007. - 160 p. : ills. ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Published on the ocassion of the exhibition ‘Kim Jones: a retrospective‘, organized by the UB Art Gallery, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, and the Luckmn Gallery, California State University. Los Angeles.
Spatiul Public Bucaresti = Public Art Bucharest 2007 / edited by Marius Babias, Sabina Hentzsch. - Cluj ; Köln : Idea Design & Print Editura : Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, 2008. - 250 p. : ills. ; 23 cm + DVD
Ein transdisziplinäres Projekt, das Kunst, Öffentlichkeit, Gesellschaft, Architektur, Stadtplannung, Bildung und Jugendkultur umfasst.
Mircea Cantor, Daniel Knorr, Dan Perjovschi und Lia Perjovschi [ al.]

Sonsbeek 2008: Grandeur : Een jubileum = A jubilee / concept Cornel Bierens ; tekst Bas Heijne, Wouter Hillaert, Nanda Janssen, Anna Tilroe. - Deventer ; Arnhem : Thieme Art : Srichting Sonsbeek Internationaal, 2008. - 276 p. : Ills. : 28 cm
Dit boek is verschenen ter gelegenheid van Sonsbeek 2008, 10e internationale beelden tentoonstelling, Park Sonsbeek, Arnhem 13 juni - 21 september 2008.
Hans van Houwelingen, Tomas Saraceno, Marijke van Warmerdam [ al.]

Wickelhofpark : De polder als park / Atelier Veldwerk (Rudy Luijters, Onno Dirker). - Amsterdam ; Den Haag : Atelier Veldwerk, 2008. - 32 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
De inrichting van het Wickelhofpark is voortgekomen uit een opdracht van de Gemeente De Ronde Venen voor een kunstwerk in het nog te ontwerpen en aan te leggen park (2001). Atelier Veldwerk heeft voorgesteld om voor het park een integraal plan te maken voor alle inrichtingselementen, met inbegrip van de bruggen.
Waar iedereen elkaar nog kent : De Haagse Maasstraat en omgeving / concept Ralph Blitz ; tekst Bas Kromhout, Andrea Klerks. - Den Haag : Gemeente Den Haag ; Haag Wonen ; Kristal, 2008. - 127 p. : ills. ; 22 x 26 cm
De Haagse Rivierenbuurt is een oude volksbuurt aan de rand van het centrum, die in transformatie is door grootscheepse nieuwbouw.
Work and the City / Frank Duffy. - London : Black Dog Publishing, 2008. - 80 p. : ills. ; 19 cm
In this book the author concentrates on two themes in examining the changing nature of the workplace, first, the impact of information technology in changing conventions in the use of space and time and secondly how this impact may be related to climate change and to saving the planet. He analyses the mechanisms that have led to the sterilisation of the cities by commerce.
An Atlas of Radical Cartography / edited by Lize Mogel and Alexis Bhagat ; text Jai Sen, Trevor Paglen, Alejandro de Acosta [ al.]. - Los Angeles : The Journal of Aestetics & Protest Press, 2007
I: 10 Essays. - 157 p. : ills. ; 19 cm.
II: 10 Maps. - krtn. ; 19 cm
This publication is a collection of ten maps and ten essays about social issues from globalization to garbage; surveillance to extraordinary renditions; statelessness to visibility; deportation to migration.
Nieuwe Culturele Netwerken = New Cultural Networks / idee en organisatie Mieke Gerritzen, Ingrid van Tol ; tekst Ine Poppe, Geert Lovink, Femke Skleegers [ al.]. - Amsterdam : St. All Media, 2008. - 144 p. : ills. ; 28 cm
De Stifo@Sandberg masterclass is een jaarlijks terugkerende workshop die Nederlandse digitale ontwikkelingen volgt, stimuleert en toepast in de wereld van cultuur.
Saudade / concept Sjaak Langenberg, Matthijs Bosman, Krijn Christiaansen ; tekst Hans Aarsman. - Houten : Gemeente Houten, geen jaartal. - 82 p. : ills. ; 19 x 25 cm
Onder de noemer Saudade hebben verschillende betrokkenen zich ingezet om samen met de bewoners van de nieuwbouwlocatie Houten-Zuid op een bijzondere manier te kijken naar de schoonheid en het avontuur die schuilen in een wijk in aanbouw.
Pataphor / Hidde van Schie ; text Jan van Heemst, Esma Moukhtar, Nathalie Hartjes & Jeroen S. Rozendaal. - Rotterdam : Veenman Publishers, 2008. - 160 p. : ills. ; 17 cm
We Rule This City! : Architectuur en macht in Den Haag / concept en redactie Marcel Teunissen, Francien van Westrenen, Peter Zuiderwijk ; onderzoek beeldmateriaal Tim de Boer. - Den Haag : Stroom, 2008. - 144 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
Bevat Achterkamertjesroute.
Deze gids verschijnt ter gelegenheid van de Dag van de Architectuur 2008.