Bibliotheek: Nieuwe aanwinsten - maart-april 2010

Toppled / a book by Florian Göttke. - Rotterdam : post editions, 2010. - 150 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
'Toppled' is based on a large collection of images from the internet of the toppled satues of Saddam Hussein, collected by Florian Göttke. A close reading of the images reveals an astonishing amount of information about what happened in Iraq. It becomes apparent that even in our modern image culture, the ancient magical link between the person (Saddam) and his representation (statue) is still alive in the human psyche.

Emre Hüner : artist book / concept Philippine Hoegen. - Istanbul : BAS, Philippine Hoegen, 2007. - 48 p. : ills. ; 20 x 27 cm. - (Bent 003)
Bent Books: artists' books from Turkey, published by BAS, Philippine Hoegen.

6(0) Ways... : Artistic practice in culturally diverse times
/ concept Lilet Breddels ; editors Lilet Breddels, Lex ter Braak, Steven van Teeseling. - Rotterdam : NAi Publishers, 2010. - 208 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
This publication results from the project Intendant Cultural Diversity, initiated by the Netherlands Foundation for Visual Arts, Design and Architecture in Amsterdam. Cultural diversity seems to have gained ground within an international art world that speaks with ease about global art movements. However, within contemporary art discourse, and within the institutional art world, the Western modernist perspective still determines the success or failure of contemporary art production.
Jeanne van Heeswijk and Dennis Kaspori, Gillion Grantsaan, Remy Jungerman and Michael Tedja [ al.]

Bas Princen : Five Cities Portfolio / concept Bas Princen, Phillip Misselwitz, Can Altay. - Amsterdam : SUN Publishers, 2009. - 46 p. : ills. ; 35 cm
This book presents a series of works in which the artist Bas Princen observes contemporary urban transformations in Turkey and the Middle East: how Istanbul, Beirut, Amman, Cairo and Dubai have become laboratories for a proliferations of spaces and practices of refuge, and withdrawal - spaces of extreme poverty and of wealth.

Paulien Oltheten : Van het hart / redactie Lia Gieling ; tekst Robbert Welagen. - Nieuwegein : International New Town Institute Almere, 2010. - poster / krant 12 p. : ills. ; 30 cm
In 2009 kreeg Paulien Oltheten van de gemeente Nieuwegein een fotografieopdracht om de komende jaren de bouwactiviteiten in het stadshart te registreren. Inwoners en bezoekers krijgen steeds een nadrukkelijke rol in haar werk, en zij brengt de ontwikkelingen in Nieuwegein steeds in relatie tot die in andere zogeheten new towns in Nederland en Europa.

Jonas Staal : Power?... To Which People / edited by Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei ; tekst Chris Keulemans, Mihnea Mircan, Jonas Staal, Marko Stamenkovic. - Heijningen : Jap Sam Books, 2010. - 228 p. : ills. ; 20 cm
This publication gives an overview of the visual and written work by Jonas Staal of the last five years. The persistent question of his work is: what does it mean to live in these times, and how do I claim them as my own?

Tacit Urbanism : Hawkers and the production of space in everyday Kolkata / editor Christopher Dell ; texts Christopher Dell, Patrick Ghose. - Rotterdam : post editions,2009. - 148 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
This publication examines the uses, economics and politics of public space in the city of Kolkota, India. Studying the tacit - the silent and informal - urbanism becomes an important part not only of understanding the urban as totality, but also of how we act as citizens and how we participate in the constitution of new urban form.

Plan B : Ontwerpen in een complexe wereld
/ John Thackara. - Amsterdam : Uitgeverij SUN, 2010. - 198 p. ; 21 cm. - (SUN Statements N° 2)
Dit boek gaat over Plan B: duurzame en boeiende toekomstmogelijkheden, en over de ontwerpstappen die we moeten nemen om die te realiseren. In een wereld van complexe systemen en constante veranderingen moeten we net zo ontvankelijk zijn voor het grote plaatje van onze uiteindelijke bestemming, als voor de kleinste details van het hier en nu.

In Numbers : Serial Publications by Artists Since 1955
/ edited by Philip E. Aarons and Andrew Roth ; research and entries Victor Brand. - New York ; Zürich : PPP Editions : JRP | Ringier, 2010. - 436 p. : ills. ; 32 cm
Includes index.
'In Numbers' is a survey of serial publications produced by artists from around the world dating from 1955 to the present day. Amid historical groundswells like the rise of the little press in the 1960s, the correspondence art movement of the early 1970s, and the DIY culture of 'zines in the 80s and early 90s, professional artists seized on the format of magazines and postcards as a site for a new kind of art production.
Wallace Berman, Ian Hamilton Finlay, Mauricio Cattelan[ al.]

10-Euro Outfits / concept and realisation Hans Eijkelboom. - Amsterdam : Photonotebooks, 2010. - 32 p. : ills. ; 21 cm
From August 2005 to June 2006, I bought 32 outfits for myself. The only criterion for my choice was the price: it couldn't be higher than 10 euro's.

De ruimte van Christiaan Huygens / auteur Vincent Icke. - Groningen : Historische Uitgeverij, 2009. - 94 p. : ills. ; 22 cm
Bevat bibliografische gegevens.
In dit boek volgt de auteur zijn grote held, Christiaan Huygens, op zijn ontdekkingsreis door de ruimte. Alle wetenschap begint met waarneming, wordt gestuurd door opmerkzaamheid en krijgt vorm door vindingrijkheid. 'De ruimte van Christiaan Huygens' is een lofrede op de klare geest van de wetenschap.

Conversation Pieces : Community + Communication in Modern Art / Grant H. Kester. - Berkeley ; Los Angeles : University of California Press, 2004. - 239 p. : ills. ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Some of the most innovative art of the past decade has been created far outside conventional galleries and museums. Artists working at the intersection of art and cultural activism, have developed new forms of collaboration with diverse audiences and communities.
Artist Placement Group, Helen and Newton Harrison, Stephen Willats [ al.]

A Economia do Artista = The Economy of the Artist / edited by Isabel Carvalho, Ligia Paz, Pedro Nora. - Porto : Braco de Ferro - art & design, 2010. - 408 p. : ills. ; 23 cm
Includes biographies.
The authors of the texts of this book were invited to disclose their thoughts on the relationship between art and economy, from the artist's perspective. There are many examples within the artworld that show how real the fragility is that is typical of precariousness, just as it happens in other realms of society.

Abraham Cruzvillegas : Autoconstruccion = Self-building / texts Francis McKee, Abraham Cruzvillegas. - Glasgow : CCA, 2008. - 88 p. : ills. ; 20 cm. - Espagnol / English
Autoconstruccion is the result of a six month joint residency at CCA and Cove Park, supported by The Henry Moore Foundation. In this book Abraham Cruzvillegas charts the evolution of his family's house in Mexico City and finds, in its making, the roots of his current sculptural practice.

Francis Stark : But what of Francis Stark, standing by itself, a naked name, bare as a ghost to whom one would like to lend a sheet? / texts Alex Farquharson, Francis McKee, Mia Jankowski. - Nottingham : Nottingham Contemporary, 2009. - 64 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
This catalogue is published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name at Nottingham Contemporary, 14 November 2009 - 24 January 2010, and at CCA Glasgow, 13 February - 3 April 2010. Curated by Alex Farquharson.

Francis Stark : The Architect & The Housewife
/ text Francis Stark. - London : Bookworks, 1999. - 38 p. : ills. ; 20 cm
Part I of The Architect & The Housewife originally appeared in Michael Lin's 'Complementary' (Dimension Endowment of Art, Taiwan, 1998); Part II of the book was originally commissioned for 'Jorge Pardo' (Cantz Verlag, Germany,1999).

The Last Days of Jack Sheppard / film script Anja Kirschner & David Panos ; text Francis McKee, Polly Staple. - London ; Glasgow : Chisenhale Gallery : CCA, 2009. - 136 p. : ills. ; 28 cm
This book has been produced to accompany Anja Kirschner and David Panos' solo exhibitions at Chisenhale Gallery, London and CCA, Glasgow, and marks the co-commission of the artists' film and installation The Last Days of Jack Sheppard.

2HB vol. 1 - 5 / edited by Francis McKee and Louise Shelley ; texts Fraces Stark, Steve Rushton, Chris Evans [ al.]. - Glasgow : CCA, 2009. - each ca. 22 pages ; 21 cm
2HB is a journal published four times a year by the Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow. Experimental and creative writing in contemporary art practice are central to the concerns of 2HB.

For the blind man in the dark room looking for a black cat that isn't there / author Anthony Huberman ; edited and designed by Will Holder. - Saint Louis ; Lisbon : Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis : Culturgest, 2009. - 160 p. : ills. ; 34 cm
This publication accompanies the exhibition of the same name at Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, September 11, 2009-January 3, 2010, and at De Appel, Amsterdam, February-April, 2010, and Culturgest, Lisbon, May-August, 2010.
Fischli & Weiss, Frances Stark, gerlach en koop [ al.]

Pro Domo / concept Yona Friedman. - Barcelona : Actar, 2006. - 318 p. : ills. ; 22 cm
Published on the occasion of the exhibition 'Yona Friedman: utopias realizables' , at Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, 2006
This book is a collection of fragments on scattered topics, written in different periods of Friedman's life.

Alexander van Slobbe, and...and...and... / authors Domeniek Ruyters, Louise Schouwenberg, José Teunissen [ al.] ; with contributions by Jop van Bennekom, Anuschka Blommers/Niels Schumm, Joke Robaard and...and...and.... - Amsterdam : Valiz, 2010. - 304 p. : ills. ; 30 cm
Alexander van Slobbe achieved international success with his labels Orson & Bodil, SO and orson + bodil (from 2003 to the present). His designs stand out through an innovative use of construction and materials.

Opportunistic Urbanism / editor and text Diego Ramirez-Lovering ; text Alejandro Ramirez Ugarte, Melanie Dodd, Teddy Cruz. - Melbourne : RMIT University (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology), 2008. - 144 p. : ills. ; 22 cm
This book seeks to interrogate and document the conditions of informality in the city of Guadalajara in Mexico. Contemporary cities in developing nations face great challenges as informal economies are becoming increasingly dominant. Rural migration and population explosions contribute to the rapidly expanding urban territories. Many turn to a well-esthablished culture of informality where housing, commerce and public space are shaped by the ad hoc, the contingent and the easily obtainable.

David Bade : Catch of the Day / tekst Laura Stamps, Kitty Zijlmans, Lex ter Braak [ al.]. - Zwolle : Uitgeverij d' jonge Hond, 2010. - 192 p. : ills. ; 29 cm. - Nederlands / English
Bevat biografie en bibliografie.
Deze catalogus verschijnt ter gelegenheid van de tentoonstellingen 'David Bade: Catch of the Day' 20 maart t/m 27 juni 2010, GEM, Den Haag, en 'David Bade' 20 maart t/m 31 mei in het Gemak, Den Haag.

Cartographies of Time : A History of the Timeline / Daniel Rosenberg and Anthony Grafton. - New York : Princeton Architectural Press, 2010. - 272 p. : ills. ; 27 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
'Cartographies of Time' is the first comprehensive history of graphic representations of time in Europe and the United States from 1450 to the present. From the most ancient images to the contemporary, the line serves as a central figure in the representation of time. The line metaphor is omnipresent in visual representations of time - in almanacs, calenders, charts, and graphs of all sorts. Even our everyday speech is filled with talk of time having a "before"and an "after", or being "long"and "short".

Artists as Inventors / Inventors as Artists / edited by Dieter Daniels and Barbara U. Schmidt ; texts by Cornelius Bock [ al.] ; interviews with Amy Alexander, Billy Klüver, Kirsten Pieroth [ al.]. - Ostfildern Ruit : Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2008. - 238 p. : ills. ; 24 cm
Includes biographies of the autors and index.
Using both historical and contemporary examples, this publication traces the complex relationship between art, technology, and science, focusing on technological and artistic media from the nineteenth century to the present day.
Laurie Anderson, Thomas A. Edison, Jean Tinguely [ al.]

70s : Photography and the Everyday / texts Sergio Mah, Paul Wobell ; essays Susan Sontag, Allan Sukela, Roland Barthes [ al.]. - Madrid : La Fabrica Editorial, 2009. - 300 p. : ills. ; 29 cm
Includes biographies.
During the 1970's, photography went through a period of renewal, thanks to the works of a handful of artists who gave aesthetic and conceptual value to everyday actions and normal people. This book is a collection of the most representative images from that generation of photographers, as the society was succumbing to the concepts of individualism, feminism, post-modernism, and liberal economy.
William Eggleston, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Ed van der Elsken [ al.]

Maakbaar landschap : Nederlandse landschapsarchitectuur 1945-1970 / redactie en tekst Marinke Steenhuis en Fransje Hooijmeijer ; tekst Dorine Hoogstraten, Anne Luijten, Wijnand Galema. - Rotterdam : NAi Uitgevers, 2009. - 448 p. : ills. ; 30 cm
Bevat literatuur, naamregister en geografisch register.
'Maakbaar landschap' vertelt hoe een kleine groep legendarische tuin- en landschapsarchitecten de ruimtelijke opgaven in Nederland na de Tweede Wereldoorlog gestalte gaf en daarmee de Nederlandse positie van het grootschalige landschapsontwerp vestigde.
Hans Warnau, Bram Galjaard, Mien Ruys [ al.]

DASH (Delft Architectural Studies on Housing) : Nieuwe open ruimte in het woonensemble = New Open Space in Housing Ensembles / tekst Willemijn Wilms Floet, Dick van Gameren, Olv Klein [ al.]. - Rotterdam : NAi Uitgevers, 2009. - 160 p. : ills. ; 28 cm. - Nederlands / English
bevat korte biografieën van de auteurs.
DASH is een tijdschrift in boekvorm, geheel gewijd aan het woningontwerp. Naast de Nederlandse traditie komen de internationale ontwikkelingen aan de orde. Het eerste nummer gaat over semiopenbare ruimte rond woongebouwen die in principe voor het publiek toegankelijk zijn.

Mark Manders : Two Connected Houses / proposal by Mark Manders. - Amsterdam : Roma Publications, 2010. - 2 parts. - (Roma 134)
I: Two Connected Houses. - 48 p. : ills. ; 28 cm
II: Traducing Ruddle. - newspaper. - 8 p. : ills. ; 48 cm
Conceived as a proposal for The Guggenheim Museum in New York, this book, or magazine, guides you through an imaginary exhibition with works by Manders, spread out over two houses connected with a tunnel from kitchen to kitchen. 'Two Connected Houses' will be on show at 'Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum', New York, February 12 - April 28, 2010

Boerenverstand / Krijn Christiaansen, Cathelijne Montens ; inleiding Hélene Hine, Wout Hoogendijk, Frans ten Maten ; Marieke Berkers in gesprek met Jan Kolen, en Han Lörzing ; reisverslag Irene van der Linde en Nicole Segers. - Utrecht : CBK Utrecht : Landschap Erfgoed Utrecht, 2009. - 66 p. : ills., krt. ; 26 cm
De ontwerpwedstrijd 'Lang leve het landhek' daagde kunstenaars en ontwerpers uit zich te begeven op het grensvlak van beeldende kunst, vormgeving, erfgoed en landschap. Het winnende ontwerp 'Boerenverstand' van Krijn Christiaansen en Cathelijne Montens refereert aan de vindingrijke boer die zijn landhek oplapt met allerlei materialen.

Mike Kelley : Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008 / edited and text by Mike Kelley and Anne Pontégnie ; text Howard Singerman, Diedrich Diederichsen. - Zürich : JRP | Ringier, 2009. - 338 p. : ills. ; 31 cm
This catalogue has been published on the occasion of 'Mike Kelley: Educational Complex Onwards 1995-2008' curated by Anne Pontégnie, at Wiels Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, April 12-July 27, 2008 ; Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, January 17-April 19, 2009.