Jun. 1, 2021

New issue of Texte zur Kunst is out! Including my review of Seth Siegelaub. ‘Better Read Than Dead’, Writings and Interviews 1964–2013. Read full text here (in German).

Mar. 11, 2021

Please join us for the launch of Catalog / Artists’ Books / Printed Matter / 1976–2020 / $48.66 with Berlin-based artist Samuel Bich in conversation with Executive Director of Printed Matter, Inc. Max Schumann and art historian Regine Ehleiter. A recording is now available on Printed Matter’s Youtube channel.

Nov. 21, 2020

In January, I’ll be teaching a workshop on “Fiktive Institutionen” (fictitious institutions) at Burg Giebichenstein in Halle. Guests including Marion Kliesch, Falk Messerschmidt and Stefan Riebel. More info here.

July 28, 2020

For the new issue of Anti!foto magazine, I talked to Katja Stuke and Oliver Sieber (BoehmKobayashi) about book collecting, dematerialization, and my curatorial research for the exhibition “Re: Groups”. Magazine launch at Tina Miyake (Ackerstr. 29, Düsseldorf) on July 28, from 6–10 pm.

May 31, 2020 has published a number of short texts on artists’ books written by students in my seminar on “Practices of Publishing in Contemporary Art” at the University of Hildesheim. For more info, see here.

Oct. 10, 2019

One-night exhibition in Berlin: I will present selected works from the (magazine) exhibition “Re: Groups” at Kunstquartier Bethanien, starting from 7 pm. “Re: Groups” was published in the “Forum” section of Camera Austria No. 147 (Fall 2019).

Oct. 4-6, 2019

Join us at the Vienna Art Book Fair: I curated the exhibition “Re: Groups”, based on instructions by Lucy R. Lippard, with works by David Horvitz, Natalie Czech, Laida Lertxundi, Triin Tamm, Katja Stuke & Oliver Sieber, Alwin Lay, Philipp Grünewald, Maria Anwander, Alina Schmuch, Anika Liberatore, Anca Benera & Arnold Estefan.

Aug. 15, 2019

Just out: a new publication on Günther Förg, including my essay on his artist’s books  (“Im Umkreis der Bücher. Günther Förgs Künstlerbücher als Produkt der Bibliothek”/ “In the Domain of Books: Günther Förg’s Artist’s Books as a Product of His Library”, in: Günther Förg. Werke in der Sammlung Friedrichs, Berlin: Holzwarth, 2019, pp. 186-197).

June 20, 2019

I recently reviewed Michalis Pichler’s book Publishing Manifestos. An International Anthology from Artists and Writers (The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA/London; Miss Read, Berlin 2019) for issue 146 of Camera Austria magazine.

Nov. 15, 2018

I am giving a paper at a conference on “Curatorial Practices of Comparing | Kuratorische Praktiken des Vergleichens” in Bielefeld, organized by Britta Hochkirchen. Full list of speakers and more details here (pdf).

Oct. 30, 2018

Pleased to participate in this three-day conference in Ulm that will focus on exhibition design in the years 1950 to 1970. I will present on aspects of participation and display in Christian Chruxin’s ‘portable galleries’ (1963-66). Click here for program (pdf).

Mar. 2, 2018

Catalogue launch in conjunction with the opening of Exhibiting the Exhibition at Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden. See here for excerpts of my essay “The Catalogue as Exhibition. Suggestions for an Expanded Understanding of Display”.

Feb. 7, 2018

Guest lecture at Camberwell College of Arts on invitation of the MA Visual Art: Books Arts course. Video documentation is available here.

July 13, 2017

IAWIS/AIERTI Conference in Lausanne (July 10–14, 2017). Chairing the panel Printed Matter: Conceptualism and Dissemination. The speakers are Katharine J. Wright, Antje Krause-Wahl, Sajda van der Leeuw, and Barbara Reisinger.

Feb. 12, 2017

Exhibition opening of Was sich abzeichnet | What’s Unfolding at the Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck. Participating artists including: William Engelen, Danja Erni, Anne Gathmann, Dagmara Genda, Christian Pilz, David Semper, and Ralf Ziervogel.

Nov. 25, 2016

I am giving a paper at the AAH New Voices Conference: Art Outside of the Gallery on Seth Siegelaub and the catalogue-as-exhibition.

Oct. 29, 2016

Artist Talk at Kunstverein Leipzig in conjunction with Alwin Lay’s exhibition Der entscheidende Augenblick musste verschoben werden.