Todd Ayoung, editor New Observations. No. 122 (Summer 1999) Of Hermes and History
New York, NY: New Observations. 1999
Synopsis: Begun in the early Eighties, this artist-run periodical features a wide range of visual art, artists’ projects, essays, poetry, and fiction; each issue is guest-edited and devoted to a specific cultural theme.
In this issue editor Todd Ayoung collected works based on the concept of "Hermes and History," "a metaphor for the carrier and translator of information who writes the world through communication, creating dialogue, (either conflictual or consentual) crossing place, reconfiguring words, and in this context, offering visual art in exchange for space." The works here exhibit both historical and modern aspects and perspectives, often existing as fragments of both pieced together into a new whole.
Contributors: Herman Asselberghs, Jim Costanzo, Henry Du Moulin, Rainer Ganahl, Johan Grimonprez, Interim Sites, May Joseph, Carsten Juhl, Janet Koenig, Jun Ozaki, Dean Sakamoto, Gregory G. Sholette, Allison Smith, Fatimah Tuggar, Sergio Vega, Brian Wallis, and Fred Wilson.
Pages: 40 p.
Dimensions (Height x Width x Depth): 27.5 x 21 cm.
Binding: staple bound
Edition size unknown
Signed: Unsigned and Unnumbered
Price Info: $10.00
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Inventory #: C/12538