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Péter György: The Two Kassels: Same Time, Another Space

Price
$12.00
Date
2011
Publisher
Hatje Cantz Verlag GmbH & Co. KG
Format
Artists' Books
Details
Softcover
ISBN
978-3-7757-2865-2
Size
10.5 × 14.9 × 0.5 cm
Length
34 
Description

Number 016 in the series: Documenta 13: 100 Notizen – 100 Gedanken (100 Notes – 100 Thoughts)

In his essay, Péter György reflects on the apparently unconnected “two Kassels” that exist next to each other. On the one hand, the former residential city in the middle of Germany, which was mostly destroyed in World War II and which became a border city through the inner division of Germany into East and West. On the other, the documenta city, which every five years, during the time of the exhibition, becomes the destination of an international audience and pushes the actual Kassel into the background with its “machinery of representation.” Looking toward dOCUMENTA (13), György sees a paradigm shift in the curatorial concept, which will involve as one of its sites Breitenau, a former Benedict cloister near Kassel that has been used for various functions (as a camp in Nazi years and as a girls’ reformatory until the 1970s): a shift to the connection of the contemporary art world with local history.

The art historian and culture critic Péter György (*1954) is Head of the Graduate Program for Film, Media, and Cultural History at the ELTE Budapest.

  1. Péter György: The Two Kassels:

Same Time, Another Space
 

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