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13th Lyon Biennale – Modern Life  (ebook EPUB)
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  13e Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon La vie moderne
Edited by Nicolas Garait.
Texts by Thierry Raspail, Ralph Rugoff, Marc Chauveau, Abdelkader Damani and the artists.

Graphic design: ABM.
published in September 2015
bilingual edition (English / French)
1500 multimedia documents
ISBN: 978-2-84066-788-9
EAN: 9782840667889
The digital catalogue of the 13th edition of the international exhibition, curated by American curator Ralph Rugoff, under the title “La vie moderne”: a radical and poetic take on daily life and the modern world.
All Biennale catalogues have a handicap, especially those featuring first-time exhibits: their images do not reflect the reality of the exhibits. What's more, the Biennale de Lyon produces up to 80% of the artworks that it shows. Coupled to a paper catalogue, this digital version, in a bilingual (English and French) format, enables the Biennale de Lyon to offer and disseminate plenty of information and content that paper cannot convey: interviews, videos, hypertext links, works in progress, commentaries, interventions by artists…
This universal ePub file is the most comprehensive digital catalogue ever published by a biennial and now includes:
– full views of every single artwork shown in La vie moderne, the exhibition set-up archives, complete reports of the Veduta and Resonance platforms and of the Biennale concomitant exhibitions (Rendez-vous 15Ce fabuleux monde moderneAnish Kapoor chez le Corbusier)
– contributions specifically designed for the catalogue by Haegue Yang, Lucie Stahl, Nina Canell, Nina Beier
– drawings and sketches by Emmanuelle Lainé, Michel Blazy, Camille Henrot, Andreas Lolis, Massinissa Selmani
– original statements and texts by Mohamed Bourouissa, Alex Da Corte, Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni, Anna Ostoya, Julien Prévieux, Ed Ruscha
– videos by Michael Armitage, Lai Chih-Sheng, Nguyen Trinh Thi, Ahmet Öğüt, David Shrigley, Klaus Weber, and more.
Published on the occasion the 13th Lyon Biennale, from September 2015 to January 2016 (www.biennaledelyon.com).

With Michael Armitage, Kader Attia, Darren Bader, Sammy Baloji, Yto Barrada, Nina Beier, Cecilia Bengolea & Jeremy Deller, Hicham Berrada, Camille Blatrix, Michel Blazy, Mohamed Bourouissa, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, Nina Canell, George Condo, Alex Da Corte, Simon Denny, Jessica Diamond, Thomas Eggerer, Cyprien Gaillard, Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni, Guan Xiao, Anthea Hamilton, He Xiangyu, Camille Henrot, Hannah Hurtzig, Cameron Jamie, Johannes Kahrs, Lai Chih-Sheng, Emmanuelle Lainé, Laura Lamiel, Liu Wei, Andreas Lolis, Magdi Mostafa, Daniel Naudé, Mike Nelson, Nguyen Trinh Thi, Otobong Nkanga, Katja Novitskova, Ahmet Öğüt, George Osodi, Anna Ostoya, Tony Oursler, Marina Pinsky, Julien Prévieux, Jon Rafman, Miguel Angel Rios, Ed Ruscha, Massinissa Selmani, Marinella Senatore, David Shrigley, Avery Singer, Lucie Stahl, Tatiana Trouvé, Andra Ursuta, Klaus Weber, T.J. Wilcox, Haegue Yang, Yuan Goang-Ming, Arseny Zhilyaev.

See also the bundle offer including the printed guide of the exhibitions, and catalogues of the previous editions.

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