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John Everard

John Everard Artist-s_model

Photogravure from John Everard’s book ‘Artist’s model’ (1953)

Michael Crowe

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by Michael Crowe


Hanne Lippard

Hanne Lippard, ‘There are 36 ways to view Mount Fuji’ (2008)

In The Happy Hypocrite, Issue I – Linguistic Hardcore

Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller

Fragment of Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller‘s work at Documenta (13), ‘Alter Bahnhof Video Walk’ (2012)

Viewers are given an ipod and headphones and asked to follow the prerecorded video through the old train station in Kassel. The overlapping realities lead to a strange, perceptive confusion in the viewers brain.

Cesare Pietroiusti


Selection of pages from the book ‘Non-functional thoughts’ (1978-2008) by Cesare Pietroiusti

Robert Smithson & Nancy Holt

‘Swamp’, a film by Robert Smithson and Nancy Holt (1969)

Robert Smithson said of the film :”it’s about deliberate obstructions or calculated aimlessness”. This was attained by having Holt walk through the swamp while simultaneously filming, only seeing where she was walking by looking through the lens of her Bolex camera, as Smithson gave her verbal instructions which he recorded as he spoke them.

Yasi Ghanbari

‘Mental Pressure’ (2009) by Yasi Ghanbari

Edited copy of Bruce Nauman’s ‘Body Pressure’.

Josh Shaddock


‘Object’ (2004) by Josh Shaddock

Joost Halbertsma


‘Life’ (2005) and


‘Humans’ (2009) by Joost Halbertsma

David Horvitz

Another one of Horvitz‘s instructions: