The thirteenth edition of documenta, which opened to the public today in Kassel has, in fact, been going on for quite a long time already. In terms of duration, geography, and content, dOCUMENTA (13) has been—and is—much more than an art exhibition. Several initiatives have been conceived and executed in different places—at different times—involving a wide range of intellect from different fields.
Mousse was invited to participate in and contribute to the diverse and evolving discourse promoted by dOCUMENTA (13). The summer issue of Mousse discusses some of the most striking and original contributions to the show, both in Kassel and abroad, focusing on selected art projects and putting writers, artists, critics, and thinkers across the spectrum in conversation.
Mousse issue 34 with:
Francis Alÿs, Shaina Anand & Ashok Sukumaran, Kader Attia, Amy Balkin, Karen Barad, Judith Barry, Andrew Berardini, Bifo – Franco Berardi, Abraham Cruzvillegas, Antoni Cumella, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Anna Daneri, Yasmine El Rashidi, Guillermo Faivovich & Nicolás Goldberg, Lara Favaretto, Juan A. Gaitán, Dora García, Mario Garcia Torres, Mariam Ghani, Boris Groys, Michael Hardt, Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Jens Hoffmann, Khaled Hourani, Emily Jacir, Faiza Ahmad Khan, Adam Kleinman, Koyo Kouoh, Maurizio Lazzarato, Maria Lind, Goshka Macuga, Ajmal Maiwandi, Chus Martínez, Francesco Matarrese, John Menick, Christoph Menke, Ute Meta Bauer, Julian Myers, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Trevor Paglen, Jack Persekian, Cesare Pietroiusti, Laura Poitras, Alessandro Rabottini, Bert Rebhandl, Gunnar Richter, Sarah Rifky, Dieter Roelstraete, Hannah Ryggen, Eva Scharrer, Kitty Scott, Wael Shawky, Alexander Tarakhovsky, Ana Teixeira Pinto, Jan Verwoert, Andrea Viliani, Clemens von Wedemeyer, Catherine Wood, Sanja Iveković, Anton Zeilinger
Above – II. documenta, 1959, installation view with works by Julio González.
Bequest of Arnold Bode. Courtesy: documenta Archiv, Kassel
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