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The Erotic Book Club is back! Reading TAMPA by Alissa Nutting

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Thursday 27 February 2014, 8pm
The Erotic Book Club is back!
Reading TAMPA by Alissa Nutting

Hello pervs!
Yes, it’s us: your lovable Erotic Book Clubbers! We know it’s been ten dreary months without us, but don’t despair: we are here to inject some filth into your life once more. We’ve rested, regrouped and are back with a bang. Firstly, our next meeting will be Thursday 27th February 2014. Come along at 8pm and bring wine and nibbles.

February 2014: TAMPA by Alissa Nutting
Published last year, this is definitely a book to really get the EBC started again! Filled with filthy prose and a subject matter that is sure to spark debate, TAMPA “is a grand, uncompromising, seriocomic examination of want and a scorching literary debut.”

http://www.theeroticbookclub.org/

Tampa

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February 17, 2014 at 12:53 pm

Launch of The Foreigners Stand Still / Friday 21 February 2014, 6.30 – 8.30pm

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Foreigner

Friday 21 February 2014, 6.30 – 8.30pm
Launch of The Foreigners Stand Still
By Seb Patane
Published by NERO

The catalogue has been published in conjunction with Patane’s exhibition The Foreigners Stand Still, in 2013 at Fondazione Giuliani in Rome and curated by the Foundation’s Director Adrienne Drake. This book could be contemplated as a kind of narrative in which each chapter corresponds to a specific artwork. Through a collage of images and texts, the artist creates a constellation of personal, historical and actual events, sometimes invented, which inspired every work.

Texts: Niccolò Ammaniti, W. Holt-White, Seb Patane, Susan Janet and Steven Bailey, Paul Giovanni, Patrick Leagas, CCCP Fedeli alla linea

Editor: Lorenzo Micheli Gigotti
Design: Francesco de Figueiredo
Published by NERO
ISBN: 978-88-97503-29-3
Format: 14,5 x 22 cm
Pages: 132
Language: Eng / Ita
Edition of
1000 copies
Year: 2013
Published in conjunction with the Seb Patane’s exhibition The Foreigners Stand Still, Fondazione Giuliani per l’arte contemporanea of Rome, 20 April – 19 July 2013, curated by Adrienne Drake

Special Launch Price £10

http://www.neromagazine.it/n/?page_id=13774
http://www.sebpatane.com

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February 17, 2014 at 12:47 pm

Clever Men’s Art

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Clever Mens Art

Saturday 15 February 2014, 3 – 5pm * afternoon launch
Launch of SCHLAUE MÄNNER KUNST
CLEVER MEN’S ART

a publication edited by Rosalie Schweiker and Maria Guggenbichler 
with: Pawel Althammer, Francis Alys, Stuart Bailey, Urs Bechdel, Jerome Bel, Christoph Büchel, Maurizio Cattelan, Martin Creed, Jeremy Deller, Chris Evans, Harrell Fletcher, Peter Fischli, David Weiss, Ryan Gander, Liam Gillick, Kenneth Goldsmith, Tue Greenfort Jens Haaning, David Hammons, Will Holder, Rafael Horzon, Pierre Huyghe, Christian Jankowski, San Keller, Martin Kippenberger, Ragnar Kjartansson, Peter Liversidge, Renzo Martens, Roman Ondak, Rene Pollesch, Joe Scanlan, Gregor Schneider, Tino Sehgal, Jamie Shovlin, David Shrigley, Florian Slotawa, Elaine Sturtevant, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Franz West

Rosalie & Maria will also show holiday snapshots of
LUSTIGE FRAUEN KUNST
FUNNY WOMEN ART

a public holiday for female artists, funded the city of Munich
with: Kathrin Böhm, Anna McCarthy, Manuela Gernedel, Florence Jung, Simone Koller, Laure Prouvost, Romy Rüegger, Margit Säde Lehni, Rebecca Stephany, Pilvi Takala, Triin Tamm, Deniz Unal, Eva Weinmayr, Felica van Zweigbergk

Clever Men’s Art is a googled collection of artist statements, reviews and portraits.
Clever Men’s Art is a response to the fact that the art world gladly incorporates feminism, immaterial labour, care work, unprofessionalism, anti-hierarchical structures, institutional critique and everyday aesthetics as long as they are authored by men.

Clever Men’s Art Clever Men’s Art exposes the art world’s mechanism of endorsement as empty, ridiculous, repetitive, megalomaniac and boring phrases: A system of mutual self-validation in which a harmless and anticipated criticality is the token exchanged.

Clever Men’s Art is a joke about Clever Men’s Art.

Clever Men’s Art is edited by Rosalie Schweiker and Maria Guggenbichler.

Rosalie Schweiker is one of the most productive exhibition makers in the world. He has been co-director of London’s Serpentine Gallery since 2006.

Maria Guggenbichler founded Kunst-Werke (KW) Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin in 1991 at the young age of 24. Since January 2010 he has been director at P.S.1, MoMA’s center for contemporary art.

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February 17, 2014 at 12:44 pm