soleil-politique-paraguaySOLEIL POLITIQUE

Pierre Bal-Blanc
2016


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Soleil Politique is a book conceived by curator Pierre-Bal Blanc, in dialogue with graphic designers Vier5 and Paraguay Press. It dwells on the radical exhibition that Bal Blanc, the former director of CAC Bretigny and a member of the curatorial team of documenta14, organized at Museion, Bolzano, in 2014, overturning the space of the Museum to present works by Mathieu Abonnenc, Raimund Abraham, Silvano Agosti, Marie Cool Fabio Balducci, Robert Breer, K.P. Brehmer, Marcel Broodthaers, Achille Castiglioni, Giorgio De Chirico, Josef Dabernig, Alberto Garutti, Marcus Geiger, Isa Genzken, Prinz Gholam, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Dan Graham, Mauricio Guillén, Sanja Ivekovié, Benoît Maire, Marcello Maloberti, Marianne Maric, Rä Di Martino, Mattin, Isidoro Valcarcel Medina, Marta Minujîn, Deimantas Narkevičius, Rainer Oldendorf, Roman Ondák, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Emilie Parendeau, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Gianni Pettena, Pratchaya Phinthong, Walter Pichler, Emilio Prini, Lili Reynaud-Dewar, R&Sie(n) (François Roche, Stephanie Lavaux, Jean Navarro), Bernhard Rüdiger, Matthieu Saladin, Carlo Scarpa, Allan Sekula, Santiago Sierra, Sturtevant, Terre Thaemlitz, Philippe Thomas, Slaven Tolj, Ron Tran, Annie Vigier & Franck Apertet, Marie Voignier, Clemens Von Wedemeyer, Lois Weinberger, Lawrence Weiner.

The catalogue Soleil Politique, examines the exhibition’s starting points in the writing of a group of thinkers and artists, its methodology – inspired by the musical compositions of Cornelius Cardew – and some of the consequences and afterthoughts the exhibition provoked.It also presents a comprehensive photographic and textual documentation of the works presented in the exhibition.

Edited by Paraguay
With contributions by Pierre Bal-Blanc, Thomas Boutoux and Joachim Hamou, Emile Ouroumov, and texts by Donna Haraway, Henri Lefebvre, Giorgio Agamben, Hannah Arendt and others.
Designed by Vier5
Edition of 800
Text in English
24 x 15 cm
210 black and white pages/photo/illustrations
ISBN: 978-2-918252-42-9