The Curve of Forgotten Things
Book, 14.5 x 22.5 cm, 64 p, language: English, publisher: Book Works, ISBN: 978-1906012335.
Materials: ink, paper
Collection: Collection M HKA, Antwerp (Inv. no. B 2024/690).
A preface introducing the reader to the moment when he/she will have finished the book. A postface calling back to memory the expectations of the reader as he/she opened the book. A face to face interview with Italian linguist-anthropologist Maurizio Gnerre about a ceremonial visiting dialogue among Jivaro Indians, during which visitor and host would stare at each other and speak at the same time.
Relation of the novel to the artist’s practice
The novel is part of an ongoing project by Mark Geffriaud based on hospitality and the performative use of language.
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Performance still / simultaneous reading of eponym essays by J.L.Borgès KALEIDOSCOPE ARENA, Rome, 2011 Photo Giorgio Benni
Performance still / simultaneous silent reading of Homer's Odysseus Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, 2011 Photo Mark Geffriaud
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Book Lovers 4.0 (Pop-up B...
28 January 2014 - 02 February 2014.
The Book Lovers presents the first (pop-up) bookstore specialized in artist novels. The bookstore will be hosted by De Appel and run by Buchh
The Preparation of the No...
18 July 2014 - 05 September 2014.
The Preparation of the Novel is the title of a new instalment in The Book Lovers project, which makes direct reference to Roland Barthes’ tra
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE ART...
07 December 2012 - 21 April 2013.
[novels written by artists] The Book Lovers is a systematic attempt to study the phenomenon of artist novels. There are some examples of art
THE BOOK LOVERS - A Proje...
25 January 2013 - 09 March 2013.
Curated by [David Maroto](http://ensembles.mhka.be/actors/david-maroto) and [Joanna Zielińska](http://ensembles.mhka.be/actors/joanna-zielins
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The Book Lovers
The Book Lovers is a research project on the phenomenon of the artist's novel curated by David Maroto and Joanna Zielińska. The central quest