BOOK LAUNCH - Artists' Texts from Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, 1947-2009

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BOOK LAUNCH
Art Always Has Its Consequences
Artists' Texts from Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, 1947-2009

26 September 2011, 18:00
Vizrakter, Fo utca 84., Budapest 1027

Why do artists write texts? When and why this genre was developed and what significance it gained in Easter-Europe in the last sixty years.Talk (in Hungarian) about the publication with artist Roza El-Hassan and art historian Sandor Hornyik. Moderator: Zsuzsa Laszlo, art theorist, one of editors.

After the talk the text of Tibor Hajas' action reading "Freedom Industry Broadcast, Channel 4" is presented. The poem which is contained in the anthology was originally read by Tibor Hajas on 21 July 1973, in Balatonboglar.

The book was published by Sternberg Press
http://www.sternberg-press.com/index.php?pageId=1334&bookId=229&l=en&PHP...

*** About the book

Art Always Has Its Consequences
Artists’ Texts from Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Serbia, 1947–2009

Edited by: tranzit. hu / Dóra Hegyi, Ágnes Szanyi, Emese Süvecz

Selection of texts by New Media Center_kuda. org / Branka Ćurčić; Dóra Hegyi, Zsuzsa László, Katarzyna Słoboda; What How and for Whom? (Ivet Ćurlin, Ana Dević, Nataša Ilić, Sabina Sabolović), Magdalena Ziołkowska

Art Always Has Its Consequences: Artists’ Texts
is a collection of manifestos, critical texts, and writings addressing public issues written by artists and artist groups from Eastern Europe between 1947 and 2009. The reader is result of an international curatorial research collaboration of four organizations: What, How and for Whom/WHW, Croatia; New Media Center_kuda.org, Serbia; Museum Sztuki in ŁódÅź; and tranzit.hu.

With texts by Gábor Altorjay, Dimitrije Bašičević Mangelos, Dunja Blažević, Ákos Birkás, Włodzimierz Borowski, Zbigniew Dłubak, Goran Đorđević, Orshi Drozdik, Stanisław Dróżdż, Róza El-Hassan, Miklós Erdély, EXAT 51, Group February, The Group of Formalist Artists, Tibor Hajas, horrorkatze, György Jovánovics, Tadeusz Kantor, Lajos Kassák, Tamás Kaszás, Boris Kovač, KwieKulik, Siniša Labrović, Led Art, Vlado Martek, Slavko Matković, Teresa Murak, Orange Alternative, Andrzej Partum, Ewa Partum, Jerzy Rosołowicz, Tamás St.Auby, Mladen Stilinović, János Sugár, Tamás Szentjóby, Josip Vaništa, Peđa Vranešević, Branko Vučićević, Workers in Culture, Andrzej Wróblewski, Želimir Žilnik, and Artur Żmijewski.

July 2011, English
14 x 18 cm, 264 pages, 18 b/w ill., softcover with dustjacket
ISBN 978-1-934105-39-9
$24.95 | €18.00

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