This catalogue documents two exhibitions
by Xavier Antin inspired by William Morris' anticipation novel News from Nowhere. The French artist draws from the thinking of The Arts & Crafts movement's inspirer to provide a reflection on the mutations of craftsmanship and design.
Published following Xavier Antin's exhibitions “News from Nowhere”, MABA – Maison d'Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur-Marne, from September 4 to October 19, 2014, and “An Epoch of Rest”, isdaT – Institut supérieur des arts de Toulouse, from November 7 to November 29, 2014.
French artist Xavier Antin (born 1981, lives and works in Paris) started his career as graphic designer. His artistic practice revolves mostly on print and publishing.