In the autumn of 2017, Tyler Coburn and Adam Gibbons began a conversation about Ergonomic Futures, Coburn's furniture for humans to come. What unfolded is a chimera: a hybrid, at once mythic and mundane, of a parasite, an institution, a brisk back-and -forth, a protracted exchange, a monster, a factory, two monologues, many emails—a text assembled amid births and passings, across countries and time zones, and in the minutes claimed between jobs.
“ ” (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.
Born 1983 in New York, Tyler Coburn lives and works in New York.