Nana Kogler, ‘1305 full names out of my long term memory in five weeks’ (2010)
In 1961, this submission letter — written by an aspiring 14-year-old author named Stephen King — arrived at the offices of Spacemen Magazine accompanied by a copy of “The Killer,” the short story in question. Unfortunately for Stephen the magazine’s editor, Forrest Ackerman, didn’t deem the tale worthy of inclusion at that point.
Eric van Hove, ‘Exonomie’ (2010)
A recomposition of an original bookshelf (Section 2A) which disappeared some 40 years ago during the splitting of the Universiteit Leuven following the franco-dutch linguistic separatist movement in Belgium in 1971.
1000 borrowed books from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KUL) and 1000 books borrowed from the Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL).
Job Koelewijn, ‘Relief 25 march 2009 – 6 jan 2012’ (2012)
Every day, for 45 minutes, Job Koelewijn read aloud a book, recording his voice on cassette tapes, creating columns whose height corresponds to the length and complexity of the book.
All the frames from ‘The Picture of Dorian Gray’ (1945) in one frame.
De Rijke/De Rooij, ‘Bouquet IV’ (2005)
Bouquet IV, which consists of a specific flower arrangement, as well as a black and white photograph of the arrangement in a matte aluminum frame, “was organized so that its colors in black and white reproduction translate into a relatively small range of grey-shades, resulting in an even spread of tones from which high contrasts and extremes on either side of the spectrum are excluded.”