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oct. 19
Far Too Many Stories to Fit into so Small a Box, Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
oct. 19
Local Codes: Forms of Spatial Knowledge by Shannon Mattern
aug. 19
Podcast on Kitchen Sisters
may. 19
Whole Life Academy, May 19 - May 25, 2019, Dresden
may. 19
Ujazdowski Castle, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw
may. 19
In the vacuum of GwangJu’s Uprising: Everlasting Struggles
apr. 19
Take Part - Is There Room in San Francisco for San Francisco? 2018-2020
dec. 18
Hollandse Meesters
mar. 18
Syndrome of the Present
sep. 17
WERE IT AS IF Beyond An Institution That Is
aug. 17
School of Missing Studies, Sandberg Series n°1
apr. 17
Public Space? Lost and Found, MIT Press
sep. 16
Bik Van der Pol on instagram and twitter
oct. 15
AS ABOVE SO BELOW in now stored in the space of Google maps
jul. 15
Siegelaub / The Artist’s Reserved Rights Transfer And Sale Agreement
sep. 17

WERE IT AS IF Beyond An Institution That Is

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 NewYorkArtBookFair at PS1, September 24, 12-13 h, with the presence of Terry Smith, and at Printroom, Rotterdam, on October 27.

WERE IT AS IF - Beyond An Institution That Is, published by Witte de With, selected as one of the [ Best Designed Books 2017