Exhibition — Manuel Raeder at Motto Berlin

Motto invites you to an exhib­i­tion of pub­lic­a­tions, edi­tions, fur­niture, dis­play devices and related mat­ters by Manuel Raeder at Motto Ber­lin open­ing tonight Septem­ber 9th 2011

pub­lic­a­tion accom­pa­ny­ing the exhib­i­tion by Mari­ana Castillo Deball at El Eco

a poster stand and ward­robe

Over the past ten years Manuel Raeder and his stu­dio have been explor­ing the bound­ar­ies between exhib­i­tions, eph­em­era, books, type design, pub­lish­ing, tex­tiles and fur­niture design. The stu­dio prax­is con­ceives design as a tool to enable a dia­logue by

Think­ing with Eran Schaerf on blue • Draw­ing a Pas­tiche typeface with Mari­ana Castillo Deball • Invent­ing a fold­ing sys­tem for a book with Hae­gue Yang • How to bring BLESS friends into a look-book and make the same images re-enter into the next sea­sons col­lec­tion through a tex­tile design • How Bojan Sar­cevic Kisses the back of your hand and makes a sound like a wounded bird • Cook­ing a mon­strous egg with Allora & Calza­dilla • Con­vert one month of cul­tur­al magazines into a Door­stop­per • Trans­lat­ing the bor­der between sci­ence and art into a font for the Uqbar found­a­tion • Cast­ing Omer Fast into a book format • Herr Krebber über die Pup­per­tät in der Lehre • Explor­ing dif­fer­ent pos­sib­il­it­ies of a book being a time stor­age device, expand­ing into three dimen­sion­al space • Invent­ing print­ing machines with Nora Schultz • Design­ing fur­niture that makes Group Affin­ity a mat­ter of par­ti­cip­a­tion and reac­tion to uncom­fort­able sit­ting and spa­cial devices • Bust­ing clouds with Chris­toph Keller in Maroc • Mak­ing con­crete spin and also cut through the doc­u­ment­a­tion of Ren­ata Lucas
Invent a toy for the lib­rar­i­ans at the Göthe Insti­tute Lib­rary in New York togeth­er with ifau archi­tects • A cake table for eat­ing your cake, stor­ing books or filling your empty corners • Mak­ing old logos appear in a ran­dom order for the prin­ted mat­ter for Galer­ie Neu • Over-dimen­sion­al posters with the artists show­ing at MD72 • Caus­ing dizzi­ness and naus­ea with a flash­ing tri­angle as the new iden­tity for Artist Space • Comb­ing things that Yas­mine Gauster col­lec­ted from all around the world through a Mous­tache for Elgarafi • Dis­cuss­ing with Abra­ham Cruzvil­le­g­as about two sep­ar­ate things com­ing togeth­er • How to write a beau­ti­ful colo­phon togeth­er with Heinz Peter Knes and Danh Vo • Wrap­ping papers that take the format of a book with Nick Mauss that then Ai Arakawa tears them apart in such a way that they appear much lar­ger then they actu­ally are
Sergej Jen­son • Dis­cuss­ing with Anja and Kath­rin how to make the sta­tion­ary of the Köl­nis­cher Kun­stver­ein a pub­lish­ing • medi­um for the past and the present
k.m web­site is now online jip­peee • Trans­late the work of Tris Vonna-Michell into a book that keeps chan­ging it’s writ­ten word • Play­ing with the col­lec­tion of the Kloster­feldes • Find­ing the nicest Leonor Antunes leath­er string to bind the book • How Time is not lin­ear but can be seen as a flex­ible tangle”
 — Motto

Filipa César “Mon­trage”

Motto Ber­lin
Skal­itzer­strasse 68
Ber­lin, Ger­many

Septem­ber 9th 2011 at 7pm