Text by Alexis Pernsteiner. In the world of French publishing, it seemed for a time that books only came in tasteful shades of beige and white. Back in those days, my library could be described as a pale, uniform landscape, a white-sand desert. But young, up and coming, upstart publishers have upset the balance, painting their [...]
COME AND VISIT DOPE PRESS AT: I NEVER READ INDEPENDENT ART BOOK FAIR DURING ART BASEL JUNE 14-16 2012 WE WILL BE RELEASING THE NEW ISSUE OF PARIS, LA #8 AND THE NEW BOOK OF OSCAR TUAZON “LEAVE ME BE”
Bea Schlingelhoff The Left Is Too Right at New Jerseyy April 29 to May 19, 2012 I don’t know how much a person needs to own to live. No idea. I don’t even know if necessity is the weapon against consumerism and exploitative mechanisms. Recently, I saw a series of photos [...]
In anticipation of our forthcoming issue out mid june focusing on the relation between art and film, we invite you to watch (if not done yet) the great video essay Los Angeles Plays Itself by Thom Andersen. Finished in 2003, Los Angeles Plays Itself explores the way Los Angeles has been presented in movies. [...]
Adrian Piper, My Calling (Card) #1 , 1989 In Piper‘s 1986-1990 Calling Card performances, she would hand this card to people she encountered in everyday life who made racist comments in front of her at dinners and cocktail parties.