NERO at Friends with Books Art Book Fair in Berlin
NERO will be participating at the upcoming Friends with Books: Art Book Fair Berlin 2016 with a range of old and new titles, some of which have only just been released. For example, 7759 Bodies, Logistics, and Labour is a new publication that examines the notion of surplus value through logistics, starting from the case of the dockers of Genoa and presenting essays by Sergio Bologna, Giairo Daghini and Helmut Holzapfel, amongst others, and two photographic work by Stefan Burger.
Other publications include Salvo, the third volume of a series of books by NERO printed in Risograph in a small format; Anton Bruhin, a monographic book that gathers works from different periods of the artist’s career, though giving particular prominence to his drawings in analog and digital form; and Marinella Senatore, The School of Narrative Dance, Roma, which analyses the trajectory of The School of Narrative Dance through essays and a comprehensive body of images.
Friends with Books takes place on the weekend of 9–11 December 2016, at Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin as Europe’s premier event for contemporary artists’ books and periodicals by artists and art publishers. Featuring 160+ international participants and a series of public programmes: discussions, readings, presentations, performances, and art works that explore the perimeters of today’s art publishing. Admission is free.
The public programmes series ARE YOU FRIENDS WITH BOOKS…? features lectures, performances, conversations, and panel discussions presented in partnership with Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art: Defne Ayas; GAGARIN – The Artists in Their OwnWords: Wilfried Huet and Olaf Nicolai; Broken Dimanche Press: John Holten and Jonathan Monk; Sternberg Press: Lou Cantor and Ariane Müller (Starship); DHL – Drucken Heften Laden: Uwe Sonnenberg and Christian Berkes (botopress), Jörg Franzbecker and Heimo Lattner (Berliner Hefte), Achim Lengerer (Scriptings), Yves Mettler (Zeitschrift), Janine Sack (A Book Edition), and Simon Worthington (Mute); Gerhard Theewen of Salon Magazine; Camera Austria: Stefanie Seufert and Reinhard Braun; Edition Patrick Frey: Daniela Comani and Doron Sadja; brumaria: Darío Corbeira, Jorge Miñano, Miguel Ángel Rego and Hugo López-Castrillo, and others.
The temporary exhibition, it is this flash itself that seduces, presents artworks arising from texts and books by Bettina Allamoda, Marc Bijl, Beni Bishchof, Brian Kennon, and Jasper Sebastian Stürup, with a performance by Discoteca Flaming Star. Additionally on view are solo installations by recent artists-in-residence at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Sveinn Fannar Jóhannsson and Lewis & Taggart/The Museum of Longing and Failure.
Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart – Berlin – Invalidenstrasse 50/51 10557 Berlin Germany
Saturday 10 – Sunday 11 December 2016, 11am–7pm