Ship of Fools / The Dockers’ Museum
Edited by Hilde Van Gelder
As the closing event of the current exhibition, the book ‘Ship of Fools/The Dockers’ Museum’ will be launched at the Johann Jacobs Museum in collaboration with Maumaus, Lisbon.
Feb. 28, 2015, 11 am
11 am -1 pm:
(in conversation with Roger M. Buergel) on the legacies of Conceptual Art
2 pm – 5 pm:
On the Films of Allan Sekula
Hilde Van Gelder
Ship of Fools and ‘The Rights of Man:’ Allan Sekula’s Reconsidered Humanism
Landscapes of Capital
Allan Sekula: Ship of Fools/ The Dockers’ Museum
€ 39,50, ISBN 9789462700055, February 2015, Paperback, 240 pages, 124 colour plates, Lieven Gevaert Series 19
Published by Leuven University Press (English Version), La Criée centre d’ art contemporain/FRAC Bretagne (French Version) and Lumiar Cité/Maumaus (Portuguese Version). Edited by Hilde Van Gelder, with a preface by Jürgen Bock and Bart De Baere and contributions by Gail Day, Steve Edwards, Allan Sekula†, Sally Stein, Alberto Toscano and Hilde Van Gelder.
In the last chapter of L’architecture au futur depuis 1889, Jean-Louis Cohen listed several “vanishing points” that, although barely visible in the distance, would allow architecture to escape the unrelenting aspiration for originality, newness, monumentality,...