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Launch of X–Operative / Saturday 27 September, 6–9pm

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X-Op invite

Saturday 27 September 2014, 6 – 9pm
Launch of X-Operative Book
Published by X Marks the Bökship, 2014

The title of this book X-Operative is taken from an essay by Ksenia Cheinman, who uses the term to describe common places where the cultural space becomes creative, productive, commercial, domestic, and educational all at once. This idea was used as the blueprint for an exhibition about X Marks the Bökship at Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge in 2013. This book documents the X-Operative exhibition and extends the ideas broadly covering the multi operations of independent bookshop X Marks the Bökship: reading & writing, production, performance, distribution and exchange. Contributions include: Adam Burton’s text Some Problems of Distribution for Independent Publishers and Independent Booksellers, new writing by Bökship writer’s-in-residence Rory Macbeth and Rebecca Jagoe, World Brain by Lucy Woodhouse, X-enos. Uncommon Commons by Ksenia Cheinman and works by Sophie Demay, Beatriz Olabarrieta, Keef Winter, Jessica Wiesner and others.

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September 20, 2014 at 12:03 pm

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  1. […] addition to this exhibition taking place, September 2014 marked the launch of the X-Operative Book that documents the X-Operative exhibition and extends the ideas broadly covering the multi […]


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