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New Book: Minneskonst / Art of Memory

Bonnier, 2014. With contributions by TMR-scholars Hans Ruin and Johan Redin.

What do we remember and why? What images of our history do we share and how were they created? What part do our memories play when we envision the future? Art of Memory is an anthology that moves whithin the territory of memory. The book includes newly written as well as recently translated fiction, theoretical essays and contributions from several of the artists that took part in the eponymous exhibition at Bonniers Konsthall in late 2013.
Contributors: Sara Arrhenius, Tarek Atoui, Magnus Bergh, Gerard Byrne, Ann Böttcher, Georges Didi-Huberman, Cecilia Edefalk, James Joyce, Gerard Murnane, Raqs Media Collective, Johan Redin, Theodor Ringborg, Hans Rosenström, Anda Rottenberg, Hans Ruin, Steve Sem-Sandberg, Jesper Svenbro, Alina Szapocznikow.

What do we remember and why? What images of our history do we share and how were they created? What part do our memories play when we envision the future?

Art of Memory is an anthology that moves whithin the territory of memory. The book includes newly written as well as recently translated fiction, theoretical essays and contributions from several of the artists that took part in the eponymous exhibition at Bonniers Konsthall in late 2013.

Contributors: Sara Arrhenius, Tarek Atoui, Magnus Bergh, Gerard Byrne, Ann Böttcher, Georges Didi-Huberman, Cecilia Edefalk, James Joyce, Gerard Murnane, Raqs Media Collective, Johan Redin, Theodor Ringborg, Hans Rosenström, Anda Rottenberg, Hans Ruin, Steve Sem-Sandberg, Jesper Svenbro, Alina Szapocznikow.

From the TMR-group, Hans Ruin contributes with the essay "On the grave as an original mnemotechnic" / "Om graven som minneskonst", and Johan Redin with the essay "Entropocen - jord, lera, minne" / "Entropocene - earth, soil and memory".

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