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Virtual Book Launch — 3 Zines by Manfred Naescher

The very defin­i­tion of the real becomes: that of which it is pos­sible to give an equi­val­ent repro­duc­tion. The real is not only what can be repro­duced, but that which is always already repro­duced. The hyper­real. (Jean Baudril­lard)
There are three art zines on my table. They are all equal in size (about 21 by 15 cm), con­cep­tu­al­ized, designed and pub­lished by the Ber­lin based artist Man­fred Naes­cher. These books are the sub­jects of the first vir­tu­al book launch here on artzines​.de.
“Archi­tec­ture Without Films”, “Faces” and “Moutains with Sub­titles” are the titles of the books, and they invest­ig­ate, sim­il­ar to the oth­er pub­lic­a­tions Man­fred Naes­cher pub­lished pre­vi­ously, the medi­um film/​cinema – using appro­pri­ated pic­tures as start­ing point for his own recon­tex­tu­al­ized and recon­figured sequen­tial work…