A compendium of texts written between 1990 and 2006, it contains exhibition case studies such as Hotel Carlton Palace
, Cities on the Move
, Do It
, Utopia Station
, involving some of the more thought-provoking artists, architects, and scientists of our time (such as Paul Chan, Alexander Dorner, Olafur Eliasson, Cao Fei
, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Peter Fischli & David Weiss
, Douglas Gordon, Pierre Huyghe
, Qingyung Ma, Philippe Parreno
, Cedric Price, Luc Steels, and Rirkrit Tiravanija
, among others). From Zurich to Guangzhou and back again, the book is a must-have for anyone interested in the unusual strategies of a curator-at-large.
Curator and critic Hans Ulrich Obrist (born 1968 in Zurich, lives and works in London) is considered one of the most influential figure in the art world. He joined the Serpentine Gallery (London) as Co-Director of International Exhibitions and Programmes and Director of International Projects in 2006.