What if the moon were just a jump away?sep. 14
Publication of script based on research on Participatory Budget, 9th Mercosul Biennal
Siegelaub / The Artist’s Reserved Rights Transfer And Sale Agreementjul. 15
Abstract Habitats: Installations of Coexistence and Coevolution. Sven Lüttickenjul. 15
AS ABOVE SO BELOW in now stored in Google mapsoct. 15
Bik Van der Pol on instagram and twittersep. 16
Recently published: Public Space? Lost and Found, MIT Pressapr. 17
Public Space? Lost and Found, a collection of essays, projects, and interviews on the shape and status of public space-making in art and architecture today, produced by ACT and distributed by MIT Press.
Verschwindende Vermächtnisse: Die Welt als Wald - Disappearing Legacies: The World as Forestaug. 17
in preparation: Escualita at CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madridaug. 17
Escualita is an informal school at the CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo devoted to transdisciplinary exchange, collective study and the non-traditional forms of knowledge production.
Recently published: School of Missing Studies, Sandberg Series n°1aug. 17
Just published: WERE IT AS IF Beyond An Institution That Issep. 17
Whom does a contemporary art institute like Witte de With belong to? How are its stories told and untold? Could a staging of its exhibition history through traces, remains, and scars constitute an act of resistance against the tide of accumulation? This publication, designed by Bardhi Haliti, follows WERE IT AS IF as a many-voiced case study that enlists the power of fragments as points of provocation to engage with methodologies of the contemporary. Contributions by Defne Ayas, Bik Van der Pol, Manuel Borja-Villel, Marianna Hovhannisyan, Brian Kuan Wood, Doreen Mende, Peter Osborne, Elizabeth A. Povinelli, Samuel Saelemakers, Terry Smith, Ana Teixeira Pinto.
Launches at Printed Matter NewYorkArt BookFair at PS1, September 24, 12-13 h, with the presence of Terry Smith, and at Printroom, Rotterdam, on October 27.
upcoming: Public Knowledge SF MOMAsep. 17
Tectonic economic, technological, and cultural shifts are currently transforming the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. The multifaceted Public Knowledge initiative will explore the meaning of these changes for civic discourse, the circulation of knowledge, and the role of libraries and museums.
A Public Knowledge forum will start September 2018, bringing together makers, thinkers, and writers from a wide range of disciplines to contemplate together the stakes involved in maintaining public access to the tools of knowledge production, dissemination, and circulation.
Commissioned projects include work by: Burak Arikan, Minerva Cuevas, Josh Kun, Stephanie Syjuco, and Bik Van der Pol. New project by Bik van der Pol early 2019.
WERE IT AS IF - Beyond An Institution That Is, published by Witte de With, selected as one of the best designed books of 2017mar. 18
Syndrome of the Presentmar. 18
Syndrome of the Present, research project initiated by Galit Eilat. First seminar, Yeni Camii, Thessaloniki January 2018