Novel and Something Blue at Archive Kabinett, July 20 2010
Novel (Issues 1 & 2) edited by Alun Rowlands & Matt Williams, designed by James Langdon
Novel draws together artists writing, texts and poetry that oscillate between modes of fiction and speculation. Here artists’ writing is an apparatus for knowledge capture, informed by theory, film, politics and storytelling.
Contributors include a.o. (Issue 1) Mark von Schlegell, Michael Krebber, Josef Strau, Marc Camille Chaimowicz, Barry MacGregor Johnston, Alastair MacKinven, Michael Stevenson / Jan Verwoet, Ei Arakawa, RH Quaytman and Steven Claydon; (Issue 2) Nicholas Byrne, Stephen G Rhodes, Karolin Meunier, Cyprien Gaillard, Mark Leckey, Emilly Wardill, Paul Chan, Karl Holmqvist, Michaela Eichwald, Melanie Gilligan, Oscar Tuazon and Christoph Buchel.
Something Blue is a new publication situated within the blurred territories of contemporary art and erotica. Existing as a single unique copy the pilot issue includes specially produced contributions by Ed Atkins, Thomas Bayrle, Will Benedict, Nicolas Ceccaldi, Tim Davies, Simon Denny, Simon Fujiwara, Lena Henke, Yngve Holen, Morag Keil, Fiona Mackay, Tobias Madison, Patrizio Di Massimo, Ruairiadh O’Connell, Seth Pick, Claus Rasmussen, Dan Rees, Florian Roithmayr, Cally Spooner, Lucie Stahl and Iori Wallace.