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Edited by Sophia Yadong Hao and Edgar Schmitz.
Preface by Andrea Phillips.
Contributions by Tobias Berger, Guy Brett, Simon Groom, Sophia Yadong Hao, Lisa Le Feuvre, Ma Lin, Markus Miessen
, Federica Bueti, Tom Morton, Vanessa Joan Müller, Wang Nanming, Paul O'Neill, Edgar Schmitz, Gemma Sharpe.
Graphic design: Marco Stout, Stout/Kramer.
published in January 2017
12 x 18 cm (softcover)
192 pages (32 color ill.)
Hubs and Fictions, originally a touring forum, invited international curators, writers, and producers to probe how fiction plays out in a globally distributed art-world ecology, and how infrastructures are invented against its background. This unconventional reader gathers documents, negotiations, and reflections from and on these conversations.
In 2012, the forum was staged sequentially at Cooper Gallery (Dundee), Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art (Gateshead), Goldsmiths University of London, and operated as a satellite event to Edgar Schmitz's exhibition “Surplus Cameo Decor,” curated by Sophia Yadong Hao at Cooper Gallery.
The book functions as a deliberately discontinuous reader; it juxtaposes documents, negotiations, and reflections from and on these conversations. The publication also includes a preface by Andrea Phillips, a new image sequence by Schmitz, and a suite of reflexive annotations exchanged between Hao and Schmitz.