Published by Duke University Press
Designed by Amy Ruth Buchanan
Front cover art: Renée Green, “Archipelago in Parts”, 2011, Courtesy of the artist and Free Agent Media
Back cover art: “Sites of Genealogy”, 1991, Installation view. P.S.1 Contemporary Arts Center, Long Island City
Photo: Tom Warren. Epigraph on p. v is from Sun Ra “The Immeasurable Equation: The Collected Poetry and Prose”, compiled and edited by James L. Wolf and Hartmut Geerken (Wartaweil: Waitawhile, 2005)
15.00 x 23.00 cm
290 illustrations, incl. 249 in color
Pub. date: 2014
For more than two decades, the artist Renée Green has created an impressive body of work in which language is an essential element. Green is also a prolific writer and a major voice in the international art world. Other Planes of There gathers for the first time a substantial collection of the work she wrote between 1981 and 2010. The selected essays initially appeared in publications in different countries and languages, making their availability in this volume a boon to those wanting to follow Green's artistic and intellectual trajectory.
Charting Green’s thinking through the decades, Other Planes of There brings essays, film scripts, reviews, and polemics together with reflections on Green's own artistic practice and seminal artworks. It immerses the reader in three decades of contemporary art showcasing the art and thought, the incisive critiques and prescient observations of one of our foremost artists and intellectuals. Sound, cinema, literature, time-based media, and the relationship between art forms and other forms of knowledge are just a few of the matters that Green takes up and thinks through. Sixty-four pages of color plates were selected by the artist for this lavishly illustrated volume.
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