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Buchtipp: Aram Bartholl – The Speed Book

 

Vor kurzem ist die erste Monographie Namens The Speed Book des Künstlers Aram Bartholl im Berliner Gestalten Verlag erschienen.

“Aram Bartholl’s work explores the power structures, the social systems, the cultural innovations, the inner dynamics, the languages, and the products that are shaping our age. This first comprehensive monograph offers entry to an oeuvre in which space and cyberspace mingle and mangle each other, a realm that uses as little technology as possible while still speaking a digital language.  

Aram Bartholl: The Speed Book features savvy experiments with transitions from the virtual to the physical: USB sticks embedded into walls, buildings, and curbs; giant real-life versions of Google’s red map markers positioned in public spaces; portraits generated from search results. An introduction by editor Domenico Quaranta as well as essays by science fiction writer Bruce Sterling, art critics, and fellow artists guide readers through a wonderfully skewed version of reality under the influence of the internet, something Sterling refers to as Bartholl’s “self-created twilight zone.”

By: Aram Bartholl
Editors: Domenico Quaranta
Release Date: January 2012
Format: 21,6 x 28 cm
Features: 268 pages, full color, hardcover
Language: English

Aram Bartholl – The Speed Book kostet 39,90 Euro und gibt es im Buchladen um die Ecke oder online z.B. bei amazon (bei Interesse gerne den Partnerlink beachten, danke).

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Bilder: Buchauszüge: Aram Barthol: The Speed Book / (c) Gestalten Verlag Berlin

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