Author(s): Dieter Roelstraete
The first comprehensive monograph on a Turner-Prize-winning artist whose work encompasses historical research, scientific enquiry and a deep engagement with the materials of his art.
Janet Harbord is Professor of Film Studies at Queen Mary, University of London. Her books include Chris Marker: La Jetee (2009), The Evolution of Film: Rethinking Film Studies (2007) and Film Cultures (2002). Francesco Manacorda is Director of Tate Liverpool. Formerly Curator at the Barbican Gallery in London, where his exhibitions included 'Radical Nature' (2009) and 'Martian Museum of Contemporary Art' (2008), he is also a visiting lecturer at London's Royal College of Art. Dieter Roelstraete is the Senior Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, as well as a tutor at the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam and at De Appel in Amsterdam. His writing has appeared in numerous books and exhibition catalogues, and he is an editor at the magazines Afterall, A Prior and FR David.
Interview: Francesco Manacorda in conversation with Simon Starling Survey: 'The Metamorphologist' by Dieter Roelstraete Focus: 'Wilhelm Noack oHG' by Janet Harbord Artist's Choice: The Laughing Policeman (extract) by Flann O'Brien Artist's Writings: 'Kakteenhaus: A Brief History' (2002), 'The Meeting' (2004), Craft: Five Thousand Years (2007), 'Never the Same River' (2010)