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# 10: APPROPRIATION with guest speaker Michalis Pichler

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PUBLICATION AS PRACTICE
A short course on concepts of artists’ publications

Wednesday 9th June, 7pm – 8.30pm
Talk starts 7.10pm
Fee £2.50 per talk, pay on the night

# 10: APPROPRIATION with guest speaker Michalis Pichler

It appears to me, that the signature of the author, be it an artist, cineast or poet, seems to be the beginning of the system of lies, that all poets, all artists try to establish, to defend themselves, I do not know exactly against what.      M.B.

Related material

Theory & Practice:  Statements on Appropriation http://www.ubu.com/papers/pichler_appropriation.html

Practice & Theory (‘high’ culture): Der Einzige und sein Eigentum  http://www.buypichler.com/einzige.html

Practice (‘low’ culture):  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BOOQYrCsPFA

Michalis will put together a wall of bookworks that explicitly paraphrase or ‘steal’ from other books including Fiona Banner, Derek Beaulieu, Christian Boltanski, Ulises Carrión, Craig Dworkin, Cerith Wyn Evan’s, Jacob Fabricius (Ed.), General Idea, Kenneth Goldsmith, David Jourdan, Martin Kippenberger, Hugh Mendes, Simon Morris, Michalis Pichler, Peter Piller, Simon Popper, Bern Porter, Richard Prince, John Stezaker, Elaine Sturtevant, Nick Thurston, Andy Warhol, Eva Weinmayr.

PUBLICATION AS PRACTICE
# 1: THE ARCHIVE. Guest speaker James Hoff
# 2: PHOTOBOOKS. Guest speaker Stephen Gill
# 3: BOOKS ON BOOKS. Guest speaker Arnaud Desjardin
# 4: ART WRITING. Guest speaker Fiona Banner
# 5: THE COLOPHON (Documents and Facts), REPRESENTATIONS OF COLLECTIVE PRODUCTION. Guest speaker Will Holder
# 6: PHOTOGRAPHY AND THE MAGAZINE PAGE. Guest speaker David Campany
# 7: THE DEFINITION OF ARTISTIC ACTIVITY OCCURS, FIRST OF ALL, IN THE FIELD OF DISTRIBUTION.’ (Marcel Broodthaers.) Guest speaker Eva Weinmayr
# 8: ARTISTS’ NEWSPAPERS. Guest speaker Eleanor Vonne Brown
# 9: SLIMVOLUME/ THE GALLERY AS PUBLISHER. Guest speaker Andrew Hunt
# 10:
APPROPRIATION, Guest speaker Michalis Pichler

Next Talk:
# 11: WHY I LIKE MAKING BOOKS, Guest speaker Sara MacKillop

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Written by bökship

June 7, 2010 at 11:06 pm

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