Peter Weibel

das offene werk 1964-1979

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Peter Weibel
das offene werk 1964-1979

Ed. Peter Weibel, Harald Falckenberg, text(s) by Hans Belting, Bazon Brock, Ursula Frohne, Boris Groys, Günther Holler-Schuster, Brigitte Huck, Peter Weibel, Jószef Kollár, Peter Mahr

German, English

2007. 912 pp., 1531 ills.

softcover in slipcase

24.60 x 32.40 cm

ISBN 978-3-7757-1539-3

This book is the first extensive publication devoted to the early work of the internationally acclaimed Media and Conceptual artist Peter Weibel during the period from 1964 to 1979. Weibel started out in 1964 as a visual poet and was soon transferring the structures of the visual culture from the page to the screen, at the same time retaining the model of language as a model of perception in the sense of structuralist and post-structuralist methods. This specific development anticipated many of the trends that were later to be described as Conceptual Art, Context Art, institutional criticism, and intervention. In 1966 his work had already applied the participatory and interactive practices that led to the first interactive computer installations at the beginning of the 1990s. Featuring articles by renowned authors as well as short texts, manifestos, and leaflets written by Peter Weibel himself, this book provides an instructive and comprehensive contribution to research on the work of this influential artist. The artist: Peter Weibel, born in 1944 in Odessa. Artist, exhibition curator, art and media theorist. Studied literature, film, mathematics, medicine, and philosophy in Vienna and Paris. Has held teaching positions in Germany and abroad. 1986-95: art consultant for the Ars Electronica in Linz; 1992-95: art director of the Ars Electronica in Linz; 1993-99: Austrian Commissioner to the Venice Biennale; since 1993: head curator at the Neue Galerie Graz at the Landesmuseum Joanneum; since 1999: member of the board of directors of the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie in Karlsruhe. Exhibition schedule: Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, September 25-November 21, 2004 · And additional venues

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