Kubler, George and Starling, Simon and Didi-Huberman, Georges and Nagel, Alexander and Wood, Christopher and Filipovic, Elena and Groom, Amelia and Batchen, Geoffrey and Dōgen, Zenji and Chan, Paul and Birnbaum, Daniel and Rosenberg, Daniel and Bal, Mieke and Siffre, Michel and Woodcock, George and Foer, Joshua and Galison, Peter and Gormley, Antony and Newman, Michael and Calvino, Italo and Agamben, Giorgio and Latimer, Quinn and Thompson, Nato and Abramovic, Marina and Heathfield, Adrian and Bergson, Henri and Deleuze, Gilles and Buckingham, Matthew and Koester, Joachim and Nancy, Jean-Luc and Massey, Doreen and Barker, Timothy and Archey, Karen and Spector, Nancy and Monk, Philip and Belting, Hans and Krauss, Rosalind and Bois, Yves-Alain and Borges, Jorge Luis and Groys, Boris and Serres, Michel and Latour, Bruno and Berardi, Franco 'Bifo' and Steyerl, Hito and Grosz, Elizabeth and Apter, Emily and Cuevas-Hewitt, Marco and Ufan, Lee and Dillon, Brian and Johannessen, Toril and Kent, Rachel and Paglen, Trevor and von Schlegel, Mark and Stevenson, Michael and Verwoert, Jan. Time. London, England: Whitechapel Gallery; Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2013.

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Abstract (English)

"What does ‘contemporary’ actually mean? This is among the fundamental questions about the nature and politics of time that philosophers, artists and more recently curators have investigated over the past two decades. If clock time—a linear measurement that can be unified, followed and owned—is largely the invention of capitalist modernity and binds us to its strictures, how can we extricate ourselves and discover alternative possibilities of experiencing time? Recent art has explored such diverse registers of temporality as wasting and waiting, regression and repetition, déjà vu and seriality, unrealized possibility and idleness, non-consummation and counter-productivity, the belated and the premature, the disjointed and the out-of-sync—all of which go against sequentialist time and index slips in chronological experience. While such theorists as Giorgio Agamben and Georges Didi-Huberman have proposed “anachronistic” or “heterochronic” readings of history, artists have opened up the field of time to the extent that the very notion of the contemporary is brought into question. This collection surveys contemporary art and theory that proposes a wealth of alternatives to outdated linear models of time" -- Publisher's web site.

Types: Anthologies, essays, collections
All Contributors: Groom, Amelia (Director); Groom, Amelia (Prefacer); Kubler, George (Author); Starling, Simon (Author); Didi-Huberman, Georges (Author); Nagel, Alexander (Author); Wood, Christopher (Author); Filipovic, Elena (Author); Groom, Amelia (Author); Batchen, Geoffrey (Author); Dōgen, Zenji (Author); Chan, Paul (Author); Birnbaum, Daniel (Author); Rosenberg, Daniel (Author); Bal, Mieke (Author); Siffre, Michel (Author); Woodcock, George (Author); Foer, Joshua (Author); Galison, Peter (Author); Gormley, Antony (Author); Newman, Michael (Author); Calvino, Italo (Author); Agamben, Giorgio (Author); Latimer, Quinn (Author); Thompson, Nato (Author); Abramovic, Marina (Author); Heathfield, Adrian (Author); Bergson, Henri (Author); Deleuze, Gilles (Author); Buckingham, Matthew (Author); Koester, Joachim (Author); Nancy, Jean-Luc (Author); Massey, Doreen (Author); Barker, Timothy (Author); Archey, Karen (Author); Spector, Nancy (Author); Monk, Philip (Author); Belting, Hans (Author); Krauss, Rosalind (Author); Bois, Yves-Alain (Author); Borges, Jorge Luis (Author); Groys, Boris (Author); Serres, Michel (Author); Latour, Bruno (Author); Berardi, Franco 'Bifo' (Author); Steyerl, Hito (Author); Grosz, Elizabeth (Author); Apter, Emily (Author); Cuevas-Hewitt, Marco (Author); Ufan, Lee (Author); Dillon, Brian (Author); Johannessen, Toril (Author); Kent, Rachel (Author); Paglen, Trevor (Author); von Schlegel, Mark (Author); Stevenson, Michael (Author); Verwoert, Jan (Author); Augustine of Hippo; Dexter Sinister; Raqs Media Collective; nova Milne
Collation: 237 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780262519663
Language of Publication: English
Publishers: London, England: Whitechapel Gallery; Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
Copyright Statement: Whitechapel Gallery Ventures Unlimited; The authors or the estates of the authors, unless otherwise stated
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Includes excerpts taken from previously published texts, bibliographical references, biographical notes on authors (p. 224-225), a bibliography (p. 226-230), an index (p. 231-237).

Series Name: Documents of Contemporary Art
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Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2014 21:04
Last Modified: 19 Apr 2014 19:14
URI: http://e-artexte.ca/id/eprint/24631
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