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Book launch Home Reassembled. On Art, Destruction & Belonging

Book launch Home Reassembled. On Art, Destruction & Belonging

This autumn, the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux and publishing house Jap Sam Books will launch their joint essay collection Home Reassembled. On Art, Destruction & Belonging. The book comments on the many dimensions of the Mobile Home(less) project. The starting point for the book’s texts are different interpretations of sculptor Anssi Pulkkinen’s new contemporary artwork that deals with homelessness, Street View (Reassembled). Pulkkinen’s challenging and topical installation composed of ruins is the thread that draws the book’s different and diverse texts together thematically.

The essay collection Home Reassembled – On Art, Destruction & Belonging will be launched at the Habitare expo in Helsinki on September 13th, 2017. Anssi Pulkkinen’s artwork Street View (Reassembled) will also be on display in Finland for the first time at Habitare. Habitare 2017 discusses the concept of home from the points of view of homelessness and refuge hood. 'Tomorrow’s home' is the theme of Finland’s largest interior decoration, design and furniture event from 13 -17 September 2017. For more information: http://habitare.messukeskus.com

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Book launch Home Reassembled. On Art, Destruction & Belonging

Book launch Home Reassembled. On Art, Destruction & Belonging

This autumn, the Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux and publishing house Jap Sam Books will launch their joint essay collection Home Reassembled. On Art, Destruction & Belonging. The book comments on the many dimensions of the Mobile Home(less) project. The starting point for the book’s texts are different interpretations of sculptor Anssi Pulkkinen’s new contemporary artwork that deals with homelessness, Street View (Reassembled). Pulkkinen’s challenging and topical installation composed of ruins is the thread that draws the book’s different and diverse texts together thematically.

The essay collection Home Reassembled – On Art, Destruction & Belonging will be launched at the Habitare expo in Helsinki on September 13th, 2017. Anssi Pulkkinen’s artwork Street View (Reassembled) will also be on display in Finland for the first time at Habitare. Habitare 2017 discusses the concept of home from the points of view of homelessness and refuge hood. 'Tomorrow’s home' is the theme of Finland’s largest interior decoration, design and furniture event from 13 -17 September 2017. For more information: http://habitare.messukeskus.com

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Book launch DIY Klarenstraat - 20 July, 2017

Book launch DIY Klarenstraat - 20 July, 2017

We would like to ask your attention for the book launch of DIY Klarenstraat. A new perspective on the post-war social housing block

The influential architecture critic and professor emiritus Vincent van Rossem considers the U.J. Klarenstraat to be 'the future of urban renewal in Amsterdam'. He is not the only one with this opinion. The very first Do It Yourself walk-up apartment block was nominated for multiple awards. This book is a helping hand to anyone dealing with the transformation of existing real estate, in particular the post-war social housing block. 

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Launch DEMYSTIFIED by Nick Renshaw at EKWC and Galerie De Witte Voet

Launch DEMYSTIFIED by Nick Renshaw at EKWC and Galerie De Witte Voet

Book launch at EKWC, Oisterwijk, April 30

The director of Sundaymorning@ekwc, the European Ceramic Workcentre, Ranti Tjan, invites you for the book launch of Demystified, the European Ceramic Workcentre as Centre of Excellence by artist and researcher Nick Renshaw.
For the previous three years the author has worked with publisher Eleonoor Jap Sam and designer Montse Hernández i Sala towards realisation of the publication of his thesis (2013).

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Lecture Mark Pimlott 'We desire a kind of freedom: the public interior as idea and project'

Lecture Mark Pimlott 'We desire a kind of freedom: the public interior as idea and project'

In the West, we operate in a condition of interiority, an elaborate set of arrangements that are reflected in the built environment. These are the physical bases of the social contract, some of whose outcomes we might find unpalatable. There are realms within this condition where people become conscious of themselves in relation to their cities and others; and there are those in which this consciousness is sheltered, accommodated. 

The public interior is the pre-eminent public environment in the contemporary city. It is the space that historically and presently frames and situates the public. The public interior is, all too often, an instrument for the inculcation of predictable behaviour: a realm of control geared towards the acceptance of a social, political or economic order, rather than a realm for enfranchisement, association, or political action. Mark Pimlott’s recent book ‘The Public Interior as Idea and Project’ (Jap Sam Books, 2016) looked at a range of possibilities for the public interior that have emerged through time, finding––among the interiors as machines to which we have become supplicants––spaces for the imagination, for heightened consciousness of the self, the other and the world, interiors that offer a kind of freedom. The motifs employed by interiors that encouraged the latter are offered as models for the contemporary condition. 

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Book launch The Living Surface

Book launch The Living Surface

On behalf of Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen we have the pleasure to invite you to the book launch of: The Living Surface. An Alternative Biology Book on Stains by Lizan Freijsen

Sunday 22 January 2017, at 3 p.m. in the Auditorium of the Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdam. 

On the first floor at the entrance stairs you will find the installation The Living Surface, with 9 hand-tufted wall hangings in combination with a stains wallpaper.

RSVP before January 18th: rsvp@boijmans.nl

 

 

 

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