artists' books : dOCUMENTA (13)
As a prelude to the 2012 exhibition, dOCUMENTA (13) and Hatje Cantz are publishing a series of notebooks, 100 Notes - 100 Thoughts, that is comprised of facsimiles of existing notebooks, commissioned essays, collaborations, and conversations. The notebooks are in English and German. 
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Alexander Kluge : He Has the Heartless Eyes of One Loved above All Else : 100 No
Alexander Kluge
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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In his literary texts, regardless of their length, Alexander Kluge says what needs to be said in the most succinct way possible. He notes his texts down on plain A4 pads in order to dictate them afterward. In this notebook, he outlines, in the space of a few lines, the emotional state of a woman named Gesine, who is unhappily in love with a man who has long since lost interest in her, if he was ever interested at all. She can't get away from him. She suffers and is consoled by her best friend-the first-person narrator.
 
   
Ana Prvacki & Irina Aristarkhova : The Greeting Committee Reports : 100 Notes, 1
Prvacki & Aristarkhova
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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In this notebook,artist Ana Prvacki and scholar Irina Aristarkhova discuss the social idea of the greeting and the gestures and ethics of hospitality.
 
  
Andrew Ross : The Exorcist and the Machines: 100 Notes, 100 Thoughts : Documenta
Andrew Ross
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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Cultural critic Andrew Ross, who is a supporter of an alternative globalization approach, focuses in his texts on topics such as precarious cognitive labor, the organization of work, and urban society. In this notebook he questions the price we have to pay for the never-ending increase in efficiency and productivity and analyzes the correlation between self-exploitation in the Western economic system and the exploitation of the human workforce in Asia.
 
  
Annemarie Sauzeau : Alighiero Boetti's One Hotel : 100 Notes, 100 Thoughts : Doc
Annemarie Sauzeau
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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"As I see it, creativity includes things like opening a hotel in Kabul," explained Alighiero Boetti, and he went on to realize this plan in 1971 on his second stay in Afghanistan, during which he opened the One Hotel with his friend Gholam Dastaghir. The hotel remained open for six years.
 
  
Avery F. Gordon : Notes for The Workhouse : 100 Notes, 100 Thoughts : Documenta
Avery F. Gordon
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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Avery F. Gordon was invited by the artist to, collaborate on her project, titled The Workhouse. In this notebook, Gordon is engaged in a portrait of Breitenau, the twelfth-century Benedictine monastery, located twenty kilometers south of Kassel, that has been used throughout its history for various purposes, and since the nineteenth century has been a site of confinement and ?correction.?
 
  
Boris Groys : Google, Words beyond Grammar : 100 Notes, 100 Thoughts : Documenta
Boris Groys
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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In times when the exchange with the world largely takes place on the Internet, the search engine Google primarily regulates the parameters and formats of this conversation. For the philosopher and media theoretician Boris Groys, Google thus takes on the traditional role of philosophy and religion.
 
  
Christoph Menke : Aesthetics of Equality : 100 Notes, 100 Thoughts : Documenta S
Christoph Menke
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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In his essay, Christoph Menke (*1958), Professor of Philosophy at the Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, focuses on the question of how and where there is equality between human beings.
 
  
Cornelius Castoriadis : 100 Notes, 100 Thoughts : Documenta Series 021
Cornelius Castoriadis
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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Three important, closely linked concepts stand at the center of the thought of philosopher, economist, social critic, political thinker, and psychoanalyst Cornelius Castoriadis (1922-1997): the imaginary, creation, and autonomy. They refer to the wide spectrum of meanings through which a society develops symbolic forms and institutional structures in order to express its identity.
 
  
Daniel Heller-Roazen : Secrets of al-Jahiz : 100 Notes, 100 Thoughts : Documenta
Daniel Heller-Roazen
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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In this notebook, philosopher and writer Daniel Heller-Roazen poses the question, "Might language guard something of its own, hidden in everything that is said?" With his mastery of language and its cryptic, coded nature, he dives into the fundamental question and mystery of speech and "text" itself.
 
  
Dario Gamboni : The Listening Eye, Taking Notes after Gauguin : 100 Notes, 100 T
Dario Gamboni
Hatje Cantz Verlag
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In this notebook, Dario Gamboni embarks on the trail of the notoriously restless European 19th-century artist Paul Gauguin. During the "period of incubation" that the artist customarily underwent after arriving in a new environment, such as Brittany, New Zealand, or Tahiti, he drew in order to familiarize himself with the place.
 
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