Tag Jean Baudrillard

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…