INITIATIVE – No Patent Pending – Self Made Performative Media

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Author: Chardronnet, Evelina Domnitch & Dmitry Gelfand, Lars Kynde, Alessandro Ludovico, Matteo Marangoni, Jonathan Reus, Joel Ryan & Kristina Andersen, Dieter Vandoren, Anne Wellmer, Godfried-Willem Raes and Yolanda Uriz~ Ewen
Year: 2014
ISBN: 978-94-91775-67-3
Publisher: iii editions with MER. Paper Kunsthalle
Artist: Chardronnet, Evelina Domnitch & Dmitry Gelfand, Lars Kynde, Alessandro Ludovico, Matteo Marangoni, Jonathan Reus, Joel Ryan & Kristina Andersen, Dieter Vandoren, Anne Wellmer, Godfried-Willem Raes and Yolanda Uriz~ Ewen
No Patent Pending – Self Made Performative Media


84 pages, 17 x 24 x 1.5 cm, 500 grams, loose leaf prints + box
Limited edition of 800, numbered

How to convey ephemeral, performative practices based around unique and inventive media within the fixed and standardized format of a book?
This publication by iii presents itself as a large pack of cards that the reader is invited to explore. The cards are shuffled at random, forcing intruders to reverse engineer its sorting algorithm. Each individual copy of the book was manually assembled following a procedural score composed by Lars Kynde and performed by iii.

Contributions range from theoretical essays to poetic exercises with text and image reflecting a wide range of practices seeking radically subjective approaches to media in performance. DIY media technologies, avant-garde music rituals, artistic-scientific hybrids, idiosyncratic new instruments, speculative business approaches, phenomenological investigations, open-source and feminist perspectives on digital culture are all present here as part of a cut-up treatise on media less traveled.

Editor: Matteo Marangoni
Design: Luc Derycke, Stijn Verdonck, Studio Luc Derycke

Ewen Chardronnet
Evelina Domnitch & Dmitry Gelfand
Lars Kynde
Alessandro Ludovico
Matteo Marangoni
Jonathan Reus
Joel Ryan & Kristina Andersen
Dieter Vandoren
Anne Wellmer
Godfried-Willem Raes
Yolanda Uriz

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