library

The library is a reading list of sorts, a collection of materials that contributed in large and small ways to the conception and development of where is the power. It shouldn’t be taken as “recommended reading,” but rather some ideas I came across, followed and wanted to pass on. Hope you find something you can use or at least some threads to follow.

This is the proverbial book-tower next to the bed and as such the list will likely grow throughout the exhibition. Feel free to comment on anything from the list that you’ve read and/or to make suggestions of additional materials.

• A Room of One’s Own, Virginia Woolf
• The Art of Power, Tich Naht Hahn
• Beyond Good and Evil, Friedrich Nietzsche
• The Phenomenology of Perception, Maurice Merleau-Ponty
• The Stranger, Albert Camus
• “A Short History of the Glass Mirror,” Josiah McElheny for Cabinet 
• The Tears of Things, Melancholy and Physical Objects, Peter Schwenger
• “Dispersion,” Seth Price
• The Bruce High Quality Foundation Foundation & Other Ideas, BHQF
• Between Artists, Liam Gillick, Lawrence Weiner. editor Alejandro Cesarco
• Between Artist, Amy Sillman, Gregg Bordowitz. editor Alejandro Cesarco
• “Why Does Fred Sandback’s Work Make Me Cry,” Andrea Fraser
• Volition, Gregg Bordowitz
• Lure of the Local, Lucy Lippard
• Six Years: The dematerialization of the art object, Lucy Lippard
• Notes on a Native Son, James Baldwin
• America, Allen Ginsberg
• White: Essays on Race and Culture, Richard Dyer
• Volume 1, Number 1, May 1969, Art-Language
• “The Subject and Power,” Michel Foucault
• The Revolution of Everyday Life: The Perspective of Power, Raoul Vaneigem

 

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