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Mischa Kuball - Res.o.nant
Res·o·nant documents the namesake light and sound installation created by conceptual artist Mischa Kuball for the Jewish Museum Berlin. The catalogue comprises contributions by a prestigious ensemble of international thinkers, artists, and writers.
From November 2017 to September 2019, res·o·nant, a conceptual light and sound installation by Mischa Kuball, pulsed throughout the architecture of the Libeskind building in the Jewish Museum Berlin.
This book comprises five thematic sections—Space of Experience, Void, Sound Space, Light, and Urban Space—in which twenty-two thinkers, artists, and writers examine and interpret Kuball’s work.
In Kuball’s installation and the performance program that ran alongside it, in the spaces of architecture, the membrane, and the skin, resonance becomes the antithesis to alienation in the world.
Published following the eponymous exhibition at the Jewish Museum Berlin, from November, 17, 2017 to September 1st, 2019.
Conceptual artist Mischa Kuball (born 1959 in Düsseldorf, where he lives and works) has been working in the public and institutional sphere since 1977. He uses light as a medium to explore architectural spaces as well as social and political discourses and reflects on a whole variety of aspects from sociocultural structures to architectural interventions as well as emphasizing or reinterpreting their monumental nature and context in architectural history. Public and private space merge into an indistinguishable whole in politically motivated participation projects, providing a platform for communication between the audience, the artist, the work itself and public space.
Since 2007 Mischa Kuball has been a Professor for public art at the Academy of Media Arts, Cologne, and associate professor for media art at Hochschule für Gestaltung/ZKM, Karlsruhe. Since 2015 he has been a member of the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts, Düsseldorf. In 2016 he was honoured with the German Light Award.
Edited by Gregor H. Lersch and Léontine Meijer-van Mensch.
Contributions by Christoph Asendorf, Juan Atkins, Horst Bredekamp, Diedrich Diederichsen, Kathrin Dreckmann, Shelley Harten, Norman Kleeblatt,  Alexander Kluge, Daniel Libeskind, Gregor H. Lersch, Léontine Meijer-van Mensch, W. J. T. Mitchell, Hans Ulrich Reck, Richard Sennett, Peter Weibel, Lawrence Weiner, John C. Welchman, Alena J. Williams.

Graphic design: Double Standards, Stefanie Schwarzwimmer.

Published with the Jüdisches Museum Berlin.
published in October 2019
English edition
17 x 24 cm (softcover)
224 pages (45 color ill.)
ISBN : 978-3-956794-96-4
EAN : 9783956794964
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