An interview with artist James Hoff by theorist writer Marian Kaiser, focusing on Hoff's publishing practice and reflections on books.
“ ” (Quotation Marks) is a book series edited by Adam Gibbons
and Eva Wilson that looks at the forms and roles of publishing
as and within artists' practices. “ ” hosts conversations with artists who work at the intersection of publishing and exhibition-making: through circulation, dissemination, spamming, dispersion, print, data, language, infection, fashion, networks, disturbance, myth, parasiting, and infiltration.
James Hoff (born 1975, lives and works in Brooklyn, NYC) is an American artist. His work encompasses painting
, and publishing
(with the organisation Primary Information, of which he is co-founder and editor) among other media. He has maintained a strong focus on distributed forms and experiments with language, including cross-disciplinary investigations that address orally-transmitted syndromes, computer viruses, and ear worms. Hoff has released several records on PAN and has performed and exhibited his art work extensively throughout the United States and Europe.
Marian Kaiser is a media theorist, curator and author.