Category Archives: Cataloging

design as exhibition space

Graphic Design, Exhibiting, Curating conference, June 26 * (quotes taken from the conference. There will be a publication in Autumn/Winter 2012) «People who disagree with the exhibition of graphic design give the argument, among others, that graphic design is about

design as exhibition space

Graphic Design, Exhibiting, Curating conference, June 26 * (quotes taken from the conference. There will be a publication in Autumn/Winter 2012) «People who disagree with the exhibition of graphic design give the argument, among others, that graphic design is about

wonders revealed

0.005. DOCUMENTING Combine the urge to collect with the inclination to organize, and the resulting activity offers a unique assortment of scientific pretensions. In documenting, designers dutifully observe the minutiae of their efforts, recording with a detail-consciousness bordering on the

wonders revealed

0.005. DOCUMENTING Combine the urge to collect with the inclination to organize, and the resulting activity offers a unique assortment of scientific pretensions. In documenting, designers dutifully observe the minutiae of their efforts, recording with a detail-consciousness bordering on the

Bureau of Surrealist Research

The Bureau of Surrealist Research, also known as the Centrale Surréaliste or “Bureau of Surrealist Enquiries” was a Paris-based office in which a loosely affiliated group of Surrealist writers and artists gathered to meet, hold discussions, and conduct interviews in

Bureau of Surrealist Research

The Bureau of Surrealist Research, also known as the Centrale Surréaliste or “Bureau of Surrealist Enquiries” was a Paris-based office in which a loosely affiliated group of Surrealist writers and artists gathered to meet, hold discussions, and conduct interviews in

The Atlas Group Archive

«The Atlas Group is a project established in 1999 to research and document the contemporary history of Lebanon. One of our aims with this project is to locate, preserve, study, and produce audio, visual, literary and other artifacts that shed

The Atlas Group Archive

«The Atlas Group is a project established in 1999 to research and document the contemporary history of Lebanon. One of our aims with this project is to locate, preserve, study, and produce audio, visual, literary and other artifacts that shed

activating memories

«There is a text from André Lepecki [In the midst of the event: performance and the activation of memory in The Atlas Group Archive, The Atlas Group vol.1, 2004] in which he writes about activating the memory, instead of accepting

activating memories

«There is a text from André Lepecki [In the midst of the event: performance and the activation of memory in The Atlas Group Archive, The Atlas Group vol.1, 2004] in which he writes about activating the memory, instead of accepting

archive at play

THE BIG ARCHIVE Art From Bureaucracy Sven Spieker «The typewriter, the card index, and the filing cabinet: these are technologies and modalities of the archive. To the bureaucrat, archives contain little more than garbage, paperwork no longer needed; to the

archive at play

THE BIG ARCHIVE Art From Bureaucracy Sven Spieker «The typewriter, the card index, and the filing cabinet: these are technologies and modalities of the archive. To the bureaucrat, archives contain little more than garbage, paperwork no longer needed; to the

Open Books

Perpetual Proposal A space and classification system by Fay Nicolson & Oliver Smith Perpetual Proposal is a system to initiate and record the flow of books [objects] within an exhibition as reading room. The Books all deal with the form

Open Books

Perpetual Proposal A space and classification system by Fay Nicolson & Oliver Smith Perpetual Proposal is a system to initiate and record the flow of books [objects] within an exhibition as reading room. The Books all deal with the form