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    JOURNAL DE VOIX. Interview with Alessandro Bosetti

    A conversation with the musician, composer, sound and radio artist Alessandro Bosetti, around his latest creation Journal de Bord, hörspiel for sound, voice, noises, text and music made of words and fragments of living reality premiered at the GMEM Centre de Creation Musicale in Marseilles. (more...)

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    Tobias Kaspar. New Address

    Rather than focusing on just one artwork, New Address provides us with a peek into the entire oeuvre of artist Tobias Kaspar’s, using the modes and codes of the “behind the scenes”—black and white photographs without any staging. (more...)

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    Book Presentation: ENZO CUCCHI. Cinquant'anni di grafica d'artista

    The exhibition catalogue ENZO CUCCHI. Cinquant'anni di grafica d'artista, edited by Alessandro Cucchi and Nicoletta Ossanna Cavadini and published by NERO, will be presented on Wednesday 12 July 2017 at 8.30pm at Spazio Officina, Chiasso. Those in attendance will include Enzo Cucchi, Mario Botta, Alessandro Cucchi and Nicoletta Ossanna Cavadini. (more...)

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    Nathalie du Pasquier. From Some Paintings 2000-2010

    In this book, small everyday objects from some of Nathalie du Pasquier’s most recent paintings are re-represented. The original colored oil paintings are translated into black and white images, forcing the viewer to seek harmony somewhere else. (more...)

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    Cattedrale

    Cattedrale is a discussion about painting and drawing, where artists of different generations, areas of meaning and geographical origins are brought together. Drawings, dialogues, arguments, and notes—along with photos—have been selected, graphically re-adapted in black-and-white, and folded into a bundle of paper together with a guidebook with color images. (more...)

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    Cloak by Mike Nelson

    Cloak is a total-blue book which documents a site-specific intervention by Mike Nelson in the UBS building in Monaco. The artist has painted every single room and detail of the building with a pigment called ultramarine blue, extracted from the precious lapislazzuli—originally from the Middle East, and more expensive than gold. (more...)

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    Certain Things

    Certain things is the first book to present the work of Chiara Camoni from the outset until today. It gathers artworks, the artists’ writings, and texts commissioned for the occasion—images and voices that, following Chiara’s own way of working, can be linked in a similar way to the stars in a constellation. (more...)

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    Katz Katz

    This publication, edited by Enzo Cucchi and published by NERO, gathers drawings by Alex Katz and words by his son Vincent. It is a project that takes shape through the intimate relationship between the three subjects. (more...)

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ELISABETTA BENASSI
It Starts With the Firing


A public dispute about the value of contemporary art and its reception has inspired the creation of It Starts With the Firing by Elisabetta Benassi. This artist’s book reactivates a controversy which took place in 1970s London and affected the Tate Galleries’ collecting strategies—in particular, the acquisition of Equivalent VIII, a work by minimalist artist Carl Andre made in firebrick.

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MIKE NELSON
Cloak


Cloak is a total-blue book which documents a site-specific intervention by Mike Nelson in the UBS building in Monaco. The artist has painted every single room and detail of the building with a pigment called ultramarine blue, extracted from the precious lapislazzuli—originally from the Middle East, and more expensive than gold. The distorted and suffocating reality of the cloak envelops the spectator in the seven floors of the building.

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CHIARA CAMONI
Certain Things


Sometimes the expression of thought through visual form becomes a necessity, coinciding with basic needs—albeit very complex. For artist Chiara Camoni, encountering the mystery of creation is a practice as necessary as eating and drinking, or going for a walk on a sunny day. Her works are linked to the idea of flow and fusion with a simple and basic daily dimension in which the current of daily life freezes to a halt and emerges in meaningful and autonomous forms. Chiara’s works can be created just about anywhere, more often than not in her kitchen; at times, with the assistance of friends and relatives who happen to pass by, all members of what can be called her extended studio.

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ALEX KATZ, VINCENT KATZ
Katz Katz


This publication, edited by Enzo Cucchi and published by NERO, gathers drawings by Alex Katz and words by Vincent Katz. It is a project that takes shape through the intimate relationship between the three subjects.

All the drawings are risograph printings of both original sketches for paintings and the artist’s exercises. Two smaller inserts present, on the front, woodcuts showing portraits of two Katz, father and son, conceived by Enzo Cucchi, and on the back two poems by Vincent Katz, one of which is dedicated to Enzo Cucchi.

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VV.AA.
7759. Bodies, Logistics, and Labor


Considering the case of the dockers of Genoa and their long tradition of self-management, this book follows the networks of the port’s labor and its professions, in relation to ongoing evolutions of technology, the construction of giant ships, and the volatility of markets. This publication closely examines the notion of surplus value through logistics, a science capable of altering our way of thinking and our perception of time and space, in the context of the digital era, the dimension of globalization, and how the metropolis challenges our perception of reality.

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DR. PIRA
L'almanacco dei fumetti della gleba


Twenty years after their debut on the market in the form of a self-produced fanzine and distributed in a few dozen copies, the Fumetti della Gleba have become a cult phenomenon and a benchmark in the world of Italian comics: Marguati, Berutti, Batma & Robi, Iodosan Pattuglia Spaziale, Gabonzo, Capitan Giustizia and all the other characters that populate the Gleba-world are now part of our collective imagination.
Dr. Pira, with his unique childlike, chaotic and surreal aesthetic and the wild and enlightening plots of his comics, has acquired over the years a following that does not only consist of fans of the animated strips but rather a whole generation of comic fans.

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