An Ode to the Kiosk.
Gazette (noun): official journal or newspaper. The term is a lean word that persists in numerous modern languages. It is from Italian gazzetta, which originally referred to a Venetian news-sheet first published in the 16th century.
As an uninvited and unofficial event on occasion of the 59th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia, a small kiosk is transformed for one afternoon only, into a discursive platform for indie magazines and artist publications from around the world.
Located right between the two main exhibition venues - the Giardini and the Arsenale - the newsstand "Il Gazzettino“ on the lively Via Garibaldi becomes an informal meeting place to get together, discuss, exchange and connect.
The project, organized by Studio Lukas Feireiss & Friends, is a celebration of self-published printed matter and an ode to the urban typology of the kiosk as a democratic space for the dispensation of knowledge and information.
Program of events:
3:00 PM Studio Lukas Feireiss & Friends: Welcome
3:30 PM Alexander Gutzmer: Publish and build. Creating content in architectural culture
4:00 PM THE FAIREST - TEASER 04 non playable character
4:30 PM Owned by Others: A Map to Possession Island (K.Verlag)
5:00 PM The Wa: 48 Portraits
5:30 PM The Meme Kit: Cem A. in collaboration with the Meme Studies Research Network
6:00 PM Nuda: Ego Release
6:30 PM This is Badland Issue #05 Aperitivo
7:00 PM Nova Express
7:30 PM Arts of the Working Class No. 20: Over My Dead Body
8:00 PM Guerilla Project Venice - A short rendition by BREAUX
8:30 PM Parasite 2.0: copy-paste
9:00 PM Closure
Contributions by A Dance Mag, Al Hayya, Another Gaze, Arts of the Working Class, Autre, Azeema, Backjumps, Baroness, Clemens Behr, The Believer, Benji Knewman, Luis Berríos Negrón, Boy. Brother. Friend., Bound, Breaux, Butt, Lucie de Brechard, Buffalo Zine, Cem A., Billie Clarken, Deem Journal, Desired Landscapes, Diaspora Drama, Dirty, Discontent, Drittel Books, Editorial Magazine, Extra Extra, Flaneur, The Funambulist, Good Sport, Gossamer, Hamam, Hart Magazine, Sebastian Haslauer, Hinterlands, Innen.Books, Kajet, Zsofia Kollar, K.Verlag, Law, Rachel Libeskind, The Light Observer, Lodown, MacGuffin, Meantime, Mold, Mono Kultur, Mushroom People, Nova Express, Nuda Papers, NXS, Oase, Oof, Open Sesame, Ordinary, Manuel Osterholt, Parasite 2.0, Phile, Possible Books, Primary Paper,
Revue Profane, Robuche, Safar, San Rocco, Jonathan Schmidt-Ott, Farida Sedoc, Shelter Publications, Skateism, The Skirt Chronicles, Sociotype Journal, Soft Punk, Sometimes Magazine, Subway Magazine, Synchron Magazine, This Is Badland, Victory Journal, The Wa, The White Room, Worms, Yep Yep and many more.
Installation by Parasite 2.0
Graphic design by Lucie de Brechard
For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Many thanks to our cooperation partners for the generous support:
BNKR, Euroboden, Goethe Institut, Visit Berlin, Do You Read Me?!
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