Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary



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  1. Zoe Crosher Zoe Crosher says:

    I think this book functions far better as a book than an actual exhibition


  2. Gyewon Gyewon says:

    Yeah we have Okwui Enwezor


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Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Photography ❮EPUB❯ ✹ Archive Fever: Uses of the Document in Contemporary Photography Author Okwui Enwezor – Buyprobolan50.co.uk Was it Joseph Cornell's dossiers on ballerinas and artists that first proposed the model of the archive as a creative storehouse a vehicle for the ordering of chaotic fragments Over the past 30 years Was it Joseph Cornell's dossiers on ballerinas Uses of Kindle Ø and artists that first proposed the model of the archive as a creative storehouse a vehicle for the ordering of chaotic fragments Over the past years successive generations have taken wide ranging approaches to archives most of Archive Fever: PDF or them like Cornell concentrating on photographic and filmic collections Organized and written by renowned scholar and ICP Adjunct Curator Okwui Enwezor and taking its title from Jacues Derrida's book of the same name Archive Fever gathers leading contemporary artists who use archival materials in the fabrication Fever: Uses of PDF/EPUB ¾ of their work As Derrida notes the Greek etymology of archive connotes both commencement and commandment implying that authority is as much at stake as authenticity For artists of course these imperatives provoke all kinds of exciting opportunities for eccentricity and falsification and the works included Fever: Uses of the Document eBook ´ herein take many forms including physical archives arranged by bizarre cataloguing methods imagined biographies of fictitious persons collections of found and anonymous photographs film versions of photographic albums and photomontages composed from historical photographs These images offer a wide ranging subject matter but are linked by the artists' shared meditation on photography and film as the uintessential media of the archive Artists include Tacita Dean Stan Douglas Felix Gonzalez Torres Zoe Leonard Iln Lieberman Walid Raad Thomas Ruff Anri Sala Fazal Sheikh Eyal Sivan Lorna Simpson and Vivan Sundaram among others.