Publication documenting a series of workshops involving Raumlabor, a
Berlin-based group architects, and the youths of Barca, a neighbourhood in
outskirts of Turin. The project, which advocates for the re-appropriation
of the public space, saw
the development of a series of inhabitable environmental
Oslo Pilot is a two-year research-based project that has laid the groundwork for the Oslo Biennial's first edition in May 2019. It aims to explore art in public spaces and spheres. This publication gathers a collection of commissioned and previously published essays on the subject, and includes a selected transcription of the eponymous symposium.
The “chairs-poems” conceived by the Quebec sculptor Michel Goulet for the Palais-Royal garden in Paris, with contributions from nearly 70 authors, visual artists, poets, critics, theoreticians, philosophers and thinkers.
This artist's book presents a set of photographs made by Belgian artist Sophie Nys during her stay in Zurich. It features each of the modernist fountains produced by designer Alfred Aebersold in the 1970s and scattered throughout the Swiss city. The images are associated with amusing and clever captions written by Leila Peacock, a Scottish artist living in Zurich.
For three years Rico Scagliola and Michael Meier have been taking candid photographs of people from all walks of life and of every age in public and semi-public urban spaces: on streets and city squares, in cafés and bars, train stations and airports, stores and shopping centers. Combined with genuine words taken from the internet or heard in the street, this photographic series is a comédie humaine of the present day and age.
Companion book to a project by the artists Annie Vigier and Franck Apertet (les gens d'Uterpan), which emanates from the analysis of individual or collective attitudes and behaviors produced in the public space of a given city.
This publication documents Eliasson's Green light project —an artistic workshop for refugees, asylum seekers, migrants, and NGOs, whose goal is to fabricate lamps for fundraising education. It provides testimonies, stories, and memories by Green light participants, founders, and organizers, as well as essays by art historians and theorists.
Study book made by artist George Trakas in response to a commission issued by inhabitants of the Lamelouze commune in the southern French region of Gard, north of Alès (as part of the “New Patrons” program, initiated and supported by the Fondation de France).
Les presses du réel – Criticism, theory & documents – Misceallenous
Drawing on examples from France and the United States, this publication offers a multidisciplinary reflection on a new type of engagement of art in democracy, renewing relationships between creation, culture and society (adaptated from a French publication on the New Patrons's activities, updated with contributions from the Anglo-American intellectual scene).
This book presents proposals for the transformation of Ernst-Reuter-Platz, a city square in Berlin. They are the results of a process of auditory artistic research and design developed according to a new radical approach on the relationships between aural activity and environment.