From # 1 *
Authors: Bartomeu Mari; Tzvetan Todorov; Giorgio Agamden;Sami Naïr; Clément Rosset; Paul Bowles; Thomas Y. Levin Publisher: Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam Year: 1999 ISBN: 9 789073 362444 size 24 x 18 cm; 128 pages, 12 black-and-white and 9 color photographs, 10 color artists pages
FROM #1 FROM is a new English language periodical, published by Witte de With in the period 1999-2001, initiated by Bartomeu Mari. FROM features a series of short essays which provide an art historical and theoretical context to the institution’s exhibition program and will investigate and represent the European cultural identity as seen FROM the practice of contemporary art.
CONTENTS Foreword Bartomeu Marí: “Where does FROM come from?” Constant New Babylon “New Babylon Today”, discussion with: Thomas Y. Levin, Hilde Heynen, Frédéric Migayrou and Mark Wigley Fareed Armaly From/To Essays Tzvetan Todorov: “The Genre of the Everyday Impenetrable Beings” Giorgio Agamben: “Whatever Example Homonyms” Sami Naïr: “An Uncertain Notion: European Citizenship” Space Artists pages by: Matthew Geller, Regina Möller, Ursula Rogg, David Noonan, Harings-Holland/Luc Harings, Roland Herzog, Shimabuku, Laura Emsley & Master Organisers, Josephine Pryde, Jaki Irvine. Fortuyn/O’Brien House & Garden Essays Clément Rosset: “The Naturalist Mirage” Paul Bowles: “The Garden” Thomas Y. Levin: “Nationalities of language: Adorno’s Fremdwörter” Biographies
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