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Ten Years

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ARTISTS:

Kara Walker

Olivia Plender

Stefaan Dheedene

ABOUT THIS ISSUE

Editorial
Els Roelandt

The Condition of Neoliberalism
Rudi Laermans

A Letter from Sassnitz, MV
Dieter Roelstraete

OLIVIA PLENDER
(a project based on Gustave Flaubert’s novel Bouvard et Pécuchet)

Chapter I: Meeting, friendship, Bouvard’s inheritance

introduction—Olivia Plender

Chapter II: Agriculture, landscape gardening, food preservation
Franz Fischler, I Presume—Goldin+Senneby

Chapter III: Chemistry, anatomy, medicine, geology

Financialization—Neil Cummings

Chapter IV: Archeology, architecture, history, museology, classification, the institution
A Catalogue of Objects in the Bank of England, Threadneedle Street—Pablo Bronstein

Chapter V: Literature, drama, performance, grammar, aesthetics
Olivia Plender, Historical Facts Are as Mythic as Literary Constructs—Vanessa Desclaux
Enfant Terrible—Ken Russell in conversation with Olivia Plender
‘Monitor’—A Script by Olivia Plender

Chapter VI: Politics: 1848

‘Advertisements for an Absurdist Play on the Theme of England and Iceland being at War’—Olivia Plender
Prairial, Year 215—Melanie Gilligan
Capital Drive—Unnar Örn

Chapter VII: Love
‘Mary Richardson’—Olivia Plender
‘Nutmegs’—Olivia Plender

Chapter VIII: Gymnastics, occultism, theology, philosophy, suicide

End Days on the Astral Plane—Marina Vishmidt
Olivia Plender in conversationwith British sociologist Dr John Walliss
‘Bring Back Robin Hood’—A Script by Olivia Plender

Chapter IX: Religion
There is No There, There—Runo Lagomarsino

Chapter X: Education, music, urban planning, arguments with everyone around them
Games of Exception—Angus Cameron

Chapter XI: Their copy
‘Thames Wale’—Olivia Plender
Dream Log—Unnar Örn and Olivia Plender

KARA WALKER

Artist’s Project
Spooked—Robert Storr

STEFAAN DHEEDENE


Artist’s Project
Ghost Shift—Frank Maes

EUROPEAN KUNSTHALLE
European Kunsthalle c/o Ebertplatz