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Here Is Information. Mobilise collects key critical writings by artist and curator Ian  White (1971-2013), ranging from reviews and catalogue essays to entries from his blog Lives of Performers.

This volume brings together for the first time a selection of Ian White’s hugely influential writing on art and the moving image. It includes essays on animation and visual art, cinema’s relationship to conceptual art, and the idea of ‘liveness’ in performance and film, as well as texts on individual artists including Ruth Buchanan, Gabriel Byrne, Isa Genzken, Peter Gidal, Martin Gustavsson, Oliver Husain, Sharon Lockhart, Stuart Marshall, Yvonne Rainer, Jimmy Robert and David Wojnarowicz.

 

Contents

Inevitably Making Sense: An Introduction to the Writing of Ian White by Mike Sperlinger 
Film Art Life (Death, Sex, Social History): David Wojnarowicz 
Jet-Packed Nomads: Mark Leckey, Nick Relph & Oliver Payne 
Romantic, Beyond, Impossible and Heartbreaking: An open response to Tilda Swinton’s 2002 Vertigo address ‘In the Spirit of Derek Jarman’ 
Experimental Film Today 
Palace Calls Crisis Summit 
Yet But If But If But Then But Then: Peter Gidal 
The Projected Object
I and I / 12 to 12: Notes on UtopiaLive 
Occupation: Animation and the Visual Arts
Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain: museums without walls, walls without corners and words with no edges
Camera Obscura 
Intervention: Stuart Marshall 
Feelings Are Facts: A Life, by Yvonne Rainer 
One Script for 9 Scripts from a Nation at War
Art on Television
Kinomuseum
History is Written for Historical Reasons
Recording and Performing: Cinema as a Live Art/Becoming Object
‘As thin as they could be and as strong as they could be’: Isa Genzken’s Chicago Drive and My Grandparents in the Bavarian Forest
Death, Life and Art(ifice): The Films of Sharon Lockhart
Hello/Goodbye Jack Smith/Berlin
Ecstatic Resistance, Jingle Bells
On Yvonne Rainer
The hole’s the thing...
Foyer
A Life, and Time: Alfred Leslie's letter to Frank O’Hara + Roland Barthes on Racine
Hinterhof
Inevitably Making Sense (with Martin Gustavsson)
Time/Form(s)/Friendship (with Jimmy Robert)
Wishful Thinking: Morgan Fisher at the Ziegfeld Follies, or, Oliver Husain and the Potential of Theatrical Excess
Performer, Audience, Mirror: Cinema, Theatre and the Idea of the Live
What is Material?
Statement for Appropriation and Dedication 
In. Adequate. Time. (Prisons 1)
F R E E (Prisons 2)
Removing the Minus
First, Six or so People
Division 
(I am) For the Birds
Afterword: Ways of Writing byJosephine Pryde
Bibliography
Acknowledgments

Here Is Information. Mobilise collects key critical writings by artist and curator Ian  White (1971-2013), ranging from reviews and catalogue essays to entries from his blog Lives of Performers.

This volume brings together for the first time a selection of Ian White’s hugely influential writing on art and the moving image. It includes essays on animation and visual art, cinema’s relationship to conceptual art, and the idea of ‘liveness’ in performance and film, as well as texts on individual artists including Ruth Buchanan, Gabriel Byrne, Isa Genzken, Peter Gidal, Martin Gustavsson, Oliver Husain, Sharon Lockhart, Stuart Marshall, Yvonne Rainer, Jimmy Robert and David Wojnarowicz.

 

Contents

Inevitably Making Sense: An Introduction to the Writing of Ian White by Mike Sperlinger 
Film Art Life (Death, Sex, Social History): David Wojnarowicz 
Jet-Packed Nomads: Mark Leckey, Nick Relph & Oliver Payne 
Romantic, Beyond, Impossible and Heartbreaking: An open response to Tilda Swinton’s 2002 Vertigo address ‘In the Spirit of Derek Jarman’ 
Experimental Film Today 
Palace Calls Crisis Summit 
Yet But If But If But Then But Then: Peter Gidal 
The Projected Object
I and I / 12 to 12: Notes on UtopiaLive 
Occupation: Animation and the Visual Arts
Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain: museums without walls, walls without corners and words with no edges
Camera Obscura 
Intervention: Stuart Marshall 
Feelings Are Facts: A Life, by Yvonne Rainer 
One Script for 9 Scripts from a Nation at War
Art on Television
Kinomuseum
History is Written for Historical Reasons
Recording and Performing: Cinema as a Live Art/Becoming Object
‘As thin as they could be and as strong as they could be’: Isa Genzken’s Chicago Drive and My Grandparents in the Bavarian Forest
Death, Life and Art(ifice): The Films of Sharon Lockhart
Hello/Goodbye Jack Smith/Berlin
Ecstatic Resistance, Jingle Bells
On Yvonne Rainer
The hole’s the thing...
Foyer
A Life, and Time: Alfred Leslie's letter to Frank O’Hara + Roland Barthes on Racine
Hinterhof
Inevitably Making Sense (with Martin Gustavsson)
Time/Form(s)/Friendship (with Jimmy Robert)
Wishful Thinking: Morgan Fisher at the Ziegfeld Follies, or, Oliver Husain and the Potential of Theatrical Excess
Performer, Audience, Mirror: Cinema, Theatre and the Idea of the Live
What is Material?
Statement for Appropriation and Dedication 
In. Adequate. Time. (Prisons 1)
F R E E (Prisons 2)
Removing the Minus
First, Six or so People
Division 
(I am) For the Birds
Afterword: Ways of Writing byJosephine Pryde
Bibliography
Acknowledgments

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SKU 9780992884055
Author(s) White, Ian
Publisher(s) LUX
Editor(s) Sperlinger, Mike
Format Hardback
Original publication date 1 Nov 2016
Number of pages 352 pages including 45 images, 10 colour, 35 black and white

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