Speed : Visions of an Accelerated Age

Virilio, Paul and McQuire, Scott and Sloterdijk, Peter and Dimendberg, Edward and Ross, Kristin and Wollen, Peter and Campbell, Nancy and George, Susan and Sachs, Wolfgang and Nowotny, Helga and Kingwell, Mark and Illich, Ivan and Rieger, Matthias and Trapp, Sebastian and Schwarz, Michiel and Jeremy Millar and Judith Nasby. Speed : Visions of an Accelerated Age. London, England: The Photographers Gallery; Guelph, Ont.: Whitechapel Art Gallery; Amsterdam, Netherlands: s.n., 1998.

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Abstract (English)

A major publication as part of an international project organised by The Photographers Gallery and Whitechapel Art Gallery in London, the Netherlands Design Institute in Amsterdam, and the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre in Guelph. Contains texts (many in reprint) by more than twenty authors – including renowned writers such as Virilio, Ballard, Wollen and Illich – who address the theme of speed from diverse perspectives: social, cultural, scientific, literary, philosophical, art historical, environmental, etc. Numerous issues are considered in relation to the desire for speed in modern technological culture. Topics discussed include: landscape, transportation and communications technologies, mobility and links between cinema and the Autobahn (highway) within the context of Nazi Germany. Includes photographs of selected works from exhibitions at The Photographers Gallery, the Whitechapel Art Gallery and the Macdonald Stewart Art Centre; thematic images selected by the editors with texts by J.G. Ballard; list of works; brief biographical notes. Circa 250 bibl. ref.

Types: Catalogues > Exhibition catalogues ; Monographs
All Contributors: Virilio, Paul (Author); McQuire, Scott (Author); Sloterdijk, Peter (Author); Dimendberg, Edward (Author); Ross, Kristin (Author); Wollen, Peter (Author); Campbell, Nancy (Curator); Campbell, Nancy (Author); George, Susan (Author); Sachs, Wolfgang (Author); Nowotny, Helga (Author); Kingwell, Mark (Author); Illich, Ivan (Author); Rieger, Matthias (Author); Trapp, Sebastian (Author); Lampert, Catherine (Prefacer); Wombell, Paul (Prefacer); Schwarz, Michiel (Editor); Schwarz, Michiel (Author); [error in script]
Dossier: 351 - MacDONALD STEWART ART CENTRE (Guelph)
Collation: 179 p. : 126 ill. ( 85 col.) ; 21 x 30 cm
ISBN: 907879543
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: London, England: The Photographers Gallery; Guelph, Ont.: Whitechapel Art Gallery; Amsterdam, Netherlands: s.n.
Artists: Bracegridle, Arthur D.; Beuys, Joseph; Bismuth, Pierre; Edelman Boren, Mark; Burden, Chris; Celmins, Vija; Creed, Martin; Dibbets, Jan; Duchamp, Marcel; Eames, Charles And Ray; Flavin, Dan; Graham, Rodney; Hamilton, Richard; Hapaska, Siobhan; Kawara, On; Le Va, Barry; Lexier, Micah; Lichtenstein, Roy; Lowe, Rachel; Mccracken, John; Metzger, Gustav; Paolozzi, Eduardo; Jonas, Paul Ramirez; Ruscha, Ed; Smithson, Robert; Southam, Jem; Sugimoto, Hiroshi; Warhol, Andy; Weiner, Lawrence; Bos, Dianne; Curnoe, Greg; Eslea, Karen; Edgerton, Harold Eugene; Gussin, Graham; Kennedy, David; Koop, Wanda; Manomee, Qavavau; Marey, Etienne Jules; N.E. Thing Co.; Pudlat, Pudlo; Rosenquist, James; Scott, John; Tousignant, Claude; Aitken, Doug; Hatakeyama, Naoya
Critics / Curators / Historians: Millar, Jeremy; Campbell, Nancy
Art Organizations: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre (Guelph)
Event Statement: Exhibition dates: 11 Sept. - 22 Nov. 1998, Whitechapel Art Gallery (London, England) ; 19 Sept. - 14 Nov. 1998, The Photographers Gallery (London, England) ; 24 Sept. - 31 Oct. 1998, Macdonald Stewart Art Centre (Guelph).
Keywords: SPEED; DESIRE; CAR; TIME; TECHNOLOGY; CINEMA; LANDSCAPE; SLOWNESS; MODERNITY; TOURISM; IDENTITY; MOBILITY; AUTOBAHN; NAZISM; RENGER-PATZSCH; BITOMSKY, HARTMUT; DHERY, JACQUES; TAYLOR, FREDERICK WINSLOW; FORD, HENRY; MARINETTI, EMILIO FILIPPO TOMMASO; HITCHCOCK, ALFRED
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Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2001
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2012 18:00
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/13702
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