Shop > Artists' Books

#05950

The What If?... Scenario (after LG)

Price
$62.00
Date
2013
Publisher
Sternberg Press
Format
Artists' Books
Details
Softcover
Size
26 × 30 × 1 cm
Length
128 
Description

Edited by Eva Wilson and Daniela Zyman

Contributions by Liam Gillick, Florian Hecker, Carsten Höller, Robin Mackay, Jeannie Moser, Molly Nesbit, Olaf Nicolai, Martin Prinzhorn, Maria Spiropulu, Eva Wilson, Cerith Wyn Evans, Daniela Zyman

This catalogue accompanies the eponymous exhibition at TBA21–Augarten in Vienna and brings together threads and voices of leading contemporary artists, scientists, and theoreticians exploring Cerith Wyn Evans’s polyphonic oeuvre.

A reality where matter meets dark matter, where the existence of a new elementary particle is conjured from theory—like an alternative world unlocked by psychotropic drugs—and results in the most complex experimental facilities ever built, brings us to the heart of Wyn Evans’s new work at the Augarten, A Community Predicated on the Basic Fact Nothing Really Matters, but also figures as a conceptual model for the publication. CERN—the European Laboratory for Particle Physics—is devoted to the detection of a particle of the most labile and liminal nature, the Higgs boson. The Higgs is an afterthought, the materialization of wishful thinking: the Large Hadron Collider at CERN is constructed entirely on the fiction of a simulated projection of the missing particle whose necessity was postulated long before its discovery. A Community Predicated on the Basic Fact Nothing Really Matters centers on the Higgs on the one hand and the formula for LSD on the other, both containing the potential of generating new worlds.

  1. The What If?... Scenario (after LG)
 

Related Items

  1. Ruth Buchanan: The weather, a building
  2. The Mattering of Matter
  3. bankleer: Finger in the Pie
  4. Thinking through Painting Reflexivity and Agency beyond the Canvas
  5. Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol
  6. The Age of Creation
  7. Tobias Spichtig: Blue, Red, and Green
  8. No Is Not an Answer:

On the Work of Marie-Louise Ekman
  9. Brian O’Doherty: The Crossdresser’s Secret
  10. Maria Lind: MARIA LIND:Selected Writing
  11. Per/Form
  12. Roee Rosen: Maxim Komar-Myshkin: Vladimir’s Night
  13. Ken Okiishi: The Very Quick of the Word
  14. Ion Grigorescu: Diaries 1970–1975
  15. J. Parker Valentine: Fiction
  16. Hu Fang: Dear Navigator
  17. Mark von Schlegell: Ickles, Etc.
  18. Keller Easterling: Subtraction
  19. Silke Otto-Knapp: Questions of Travel
  20. Fear of Language
  21. After Berkeley
  22. Gerry Bibby: The Drumhead
  23. Assign & Arrange
  24. Kevin Schmidt: EDM House
  25. Troubling Research
  26. Leander Schönweger: Die Nebel lichten sich/ The Fog Disperses
  27. Art and the F Word
  28. Ines Lechleitner: The Imagines
  29. Dénes Farkas: Evident in Advance
  30. Pierre Hermé: The Architecture of Taste
  31. Nicole Brenez: “We Support Everything since the Dawn of Time That Has Struggled and Still Struggles”:  Introduction to Lettrist Cinema
  32. Mikkel Bolt Rasmussen: Playmates and Playboys at a Higher Level:  J. V. Martin and the Situationist International
  33. Sandi Hilal, Alessandro Petti, and Eyal Weizman: Architecture After Revolution
  34. Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige: The Rumors of the World
  35. Jill Magid: The Proposal
  36. Keren Cytter and Nora Schultz: Terminal
  37. PS:
  38. Carsten Holler: Leben
  39. Das Wunder des Lebens
  40. Lisa Oppenheim : Lisa Oppenheim: Works 2003-2013