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Soleil politique
Paraguay Press [see all titles]
  Soleil politique
Edited by Pierre-Bal Blanc.
Texts by Pierre Bal-Blanc, Henri Lefebvre, Giorgio Agamben, Hahnah Arendt.

Graphic design: Vier5.
published in July 2016
English edition
15 x 24 cm (softcover)
216 pages (b/w ill.)
€25.00
ISBN: 978-2-918252-42-9
EAN: 9782918252429
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This catalogue examines the role of the Museion Bolzano in the urban environment of Bolzano city in Italy by looking back at the museum's history and mission from the perspective of artists in all disciplines: architects, filmmakers, performers, musicians, composers, etc. These are joined by a number of major historical works that have inspired the exhibition throughout its conception and helped our understanding of museographic history.
Soleil politique is a book conceived by curator Pierre-Bal Blanc, in dialogue with graphic designers Vier5 and Paraguay, the book dwells on the exhibition that he organized at Museion Bolzano in 2014. In Soleil politique, Pierre Bal-Blanc, the former director of CAC Bretigny and now a member of the curatorial team of documenta14, examining the exhibition starting points in the readings of a group of thinkers and artists, its methodology—inspired by the musical compositions of Cornelius Cardew—and some of the consequences and afterthoughts the exhibition provoked.
Contributions by Mathieu Abonnenc, Raimund Abraham, Silvano Agosti, Marie Cool Fabio Balducci, Robert Breer, K.P. Brehmer, Marcel Broodthaers, Achille Castiglioni, Giorgio De Chirico, Josef Dabernig, Alberto Garutti, Marcus Geiger, Isa Genzken, Prinz Gholam, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Dan Graham, Mauricio Guillén, Sanja Ivekovié, Benoît Maire, Marcello Maloberti, Marianne Maric, Rä Di Martino, Mattin, Isidoro Valcarcel Medina, Marta Minujîn, Deimantas Narkevičius, Rainer Oldendorf, Roman Ondák, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Emilie Parendeau, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Gianni Pettena, Pratchaya Phinthong, Walter Pichler, Emilio Prini, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, R&Sie(n) (François Roche, Stephanie Lavaux, Jean Navarro), Bernhard Rüdiger, Matthieu Saladin, Carlo Scarpa, Allan Sekula, Santiago Sierra, Sturtevant, Terre Thaemlitz, Philippe Thomas, Slaven Tolj, Ron Tran, Annie Vigier & Franck Apertet, Marie Voignier, Clemens Von Wedemeyer, Lois Weinberger, Lawrence Weiner.

Published following the eponymous exhibition at Museion Bolzano, from September 27, 2014, to January 11, 2015.