Two at Once

I spotted both The Curatorial Conundrum and Olivia Plender, Rise Early, Be Industrious at last weekend’s Offprint art book fair at Tate Modern. The former at both the stand of the Luma Foundation and MIT, the latter at Sternberg‘s. It’s always surprising to finally hold something in your hands after having engaged with it so intensely for often quiteContinue reading “Two at Once”

Olivia Plender – Rise Early, Be Industrious

Off to print this week is also the book I’ve been working on with artist Olivia Plender and designer Nuno Luz: Rise Early, Be Industrious. Although it relates to exhibitions at three UK institutions and the texts commissioned (before I became involved) talk about artworks in them, in the process of looking at the material available inContinue reading “Olivia Plender – Rise Early, Be Industrious”

Valérie Mannaerts: An Exhibition – Another Exhibition

An Exhibition – Another Exhibition is the first monograph of the work of Belgian artist Valérie Mannaerts. The book captures two solo exhibitions that took place in 2010 – ‘Blood Flow’ at Extra City Kunsthal Antwerpen, and ‘Diamond Dancer’ at de Appel arts centre. Amsterdam. Dynamically collaging across mediums – from paint to bronze, papier-mâché to concreteContinue reading “Valérie Mannaerts: An Exhibition – Another Exhibition”