Contemporary Iran, that country famously marked by paradox and too often filtered through the lens of an unsophisticated news media, can retrace its history through Iranian photographer Bahman Jalali’s oeuvre. Cultural heritage, ethnographic documents, revolution, and war chronicles comes together to tell an extraordinary tale in Jalali’s oeuvre. Curated by Cathrine David.
A comprehensive collection of feminist manifestos spanning three centuries and four waves of feminist activism and writing with over seventy-five manifestos from around the world: Including “Dyke Manifesto” by the Lesbian Avenger “The Ax Tampax Poem Feministo” by the Bloodsisters Project “The Manifesto of Apocalyptic Witchcraft” by Peter Grey Simone de Beauvoir’s pro-abortion Manifesto of the 343 Double Jeopardy: To Be Black and Female” by Frances M. Beal “The Futurist Manifesto of Lust” by Valentine de Saint-Point “Zapatista Women’s Revolutionary Laws” “Riot Grrrl Manifesto” by Bikini Kill , Valerie Solanas SCUM Manifesto and tons more.
From the DNA series (Das Neue Alphabet / The New Alphabet) # 3: “Counter_Readings of the Body” . When the human gaze falls on a body, it constructs and deconstructs it. The setting for this is our daily life in all its different shapes and forms. The human body functions…
“One of this century’s leading works on Zen, this book is a valuable source for those wishing to understand its concepts in the context of Japanese life and art. In simple, often poetic, language, Daisetz Suzuki describes what Zen is, how it evolved, and how its emphasis on primitive simplicity and self-effacement have helped to shape an aesthetics found throughout Japanese culture. He explores the surprising role of Zen in the philosophy of the samurai, and subtly portrays the relationship between Zen and swordsmanship, haiku, tea ceremonies, and the Japanese love of nature. Suzuki’s contemplative discussion is enhanced by anecdotes, poetry, and illustrations showing silk screens, calligraphy, and examples of architecture.”
1. udgave, første oplag af En To-Værelses Straks! / First edition – outsstanding copy bound with original wrappers in fine contemporary clothed hardcover. Clean and well preserved. Børge Houmann’s exemplar (ej signeret).
Published by Hatje Cantz for Freud Museum Wien, 2020. Hardcover. 399 pages, with 220 illustrations. With texts by Siri Hustvedt, Joseph Kosuth among others and edited by Monika Pessler and Daniala Finzi. English text version.