divendres, de gener 16, 2009

Hans Ulrich Obrist: A Brief History of Curating

A Brief History of Curating, 17 €

Ja ens ha arribat el darrer llibre de Hans Ulrich Obrist, actual director de projectes internacionals de la Serpentine Gallery de Londres. En paraules dels editors:

This publication is dedicated to pioneering curators and presents a unique collection of interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist: Anne d'Harnoncourt, Werner Hofman, Jean Leering, Franz Meyer, Seth Siegelaub, Walter Zanini, Johannes Cladders, Lucy Lippard, Walter Hopps, Pontus Hultén, and Harald Szeemann are thus gathered in this volume.

The contributions map the development of the curatorial field, from early independent curating in the 1960s and 1970s and the experimental institutional programs developed in Europe and in the USA at this time, through Documenta and the development of biennales.

The book is part of the Documents series, co-published with Les Presses du réel and dedicated to critical writings.