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Side Magazine #08 – Yasmine and the Seven Faces of the Heptahedron

Saâdane Afif - Side Magazine #08
The special 8th edition concluding the editorial discursive space for the Bergen Assembly triennial, conceived by Saâdane Afif, constitutes the real catalogue of the exhibitions, with extensive visual documentation and texts by different authors, on some 300 pages.
Side Magazine is released in the run up to the opening of Bergen Assembly 2022, each dedicated to one of seven enigmatic characters. These characters had lend their names to seven exhibitions from September 8th to November 6th, 2022.
This special edition of Side Magazine doubles as the exhibition catalogue and includes full-colour installation images of works by Daniel Buren, Sol Calero, Claude Debussy, Denicolai & Provoost, Neue Gestaltung, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, GRAU, George Grosz, Gruppo Petrolio, Katia Kameli, Jessika Khazrik, Lars Korff Lofthus, Bernhard Martin, Augustin Maurs, Protektorama, Schwarmwesen, and Transformella (fed and cared for by JP Raether), Shirin Sabahi, Miriam Stoney, Alvaro Urbano, and a selection of vernacular coal sculptures by miners. It features a preface by the director of Bergen Assembly, Ingrid Haug Erstad, an introduction by its convenor, Saâdane Afif, and contributions by curator Yasmine d'O., Louisa Elderton, and Pablo Larios in the form of character introductions, project texts, and artist biographies.
Saâdane Afif was born 1970 in Vendôme, France. Exhibitions include The Fountain Archives and Beyond…, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, Spain (2021); This is Ornamental, Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Austria (2018); Paroles, Wiels Brussels, Belgium (2018); The Fountain Archives, Foundation Jumex, Mexico, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco, and Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2017 and 2019), and Anthologie de l'Humour Noir, Museum für Moderne Kunst – MMK Zollamt, Frankfurt, and Centre Pompidou, Paris (2010 and 2013).  His work was included in documenta 12 (2007), 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art (2014), Marrakech Biennale 2014 (2014),  56th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale (2015), 1st and 6th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art (2005, 2015) and Taipei Biennial (2016). 
Saâdane Afif received the Prix International d'Art Contemporain de la Fondation Prince Pierre de Monaco (2006), Prix Marcel Duchamp (2009), Preis der Günther-Peill-Stiftung (2012) and the Prix Meurice pour l'art contemporain (2015).
He is the Convener des Bergen Assembly 2022: Yasmine and the Seven Faces of the Heptahedron.
Edited by Saâdane Afif and Yasmine d'O.
Introduction by Yasmine d'O., foreword by Ingrid Haug Erstad.

Graphic design: Neue Gestaltung.
published in November 2022
bilingual edition (English / Norwegian)
21 x 28 cm (softcover)
274 pages (ill.)
ISBN : 978-3-948200-15-2
EAN : 9783948200152
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