Archive for February, 2010

A Certain Capacity For Occupying Space

February 18, 2010

A Certain Capacity For Occupying Space is the title of my project I am working on whilst being the artist in residence at Kunsthuis SYB in Friesland.

During my residency I focus on issues concerning how acts of memory produce reality by their very performance and utterance. How do acts and recalls produce cultural memory through their mediation and aestheticization. One of my main questions is: Does the medium make the memory?


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‘Multiplicities and Urban Textures’ -reader

February 1, 2010

The following bibliography is a list compiled of the texts that were brought to The Open Office For Words by participants at Multiplicities and Urban Textures (31.01.2010) at ADA, Area for Debate and Art. This list is entirely accidental and fortuitous.


-Without and Within, Mark Pimlott,

Delirious New York, Rem Koolhaas

The Arcades Project; Walter Benjamin, (ed. Howard Eiland, Kevin Mc Laughlin),Harvard University Press,

-City, Rediscovering the Centre, William H. Whyte

Flesh and Stone, The Body and The City in Western Civilization, Richard Sennett

Modern Times, Modern Places: Life & Art in The 20th Century, Peter Conrad, Thames &Hudson, 1998.

-The Atlas of Experience, Louise van Swaaij, JeanKlare, Bloomsbury Publishing, 1999.

-Autoidentity, Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design, 2002.

The Most Important Buildings of The Twentieth Century: Airport,(ed. Steve Bode, Jeremy Millar ), 1997.

Amsterdam, Ed Van Elsken, Van Hokkema & Warendorf, 1979.

-Interfering; A Collection of and About Contextual Interventions in Urban Space, (ed. Hieke Pars, Iris Schutten), 2003.

Weegee; Naked New York, Neues Publishing Company, New York, 1997.

The Man of The Crowd, Edgar Allan Poe in Art in Theory 1815-1900, Blackwell Publishers, 1998.

On The Crowd in The City, Friedrich Engels in Art in Theory 1815-1900, Blackwell Publishers, 1998.

-The Art of Flanerie, Victor Fournel in Art in Theory 1815-1900, Blackwell Publishers, 1998.

Image Contributions:

-Ellen van Vollenhoven