As a prelude to the 2012 exhibition, dOCUMENTA (13) and Hatje Cantz published a series of notebooks, 100 Notes – 100 Thoughts, that comprised facsimiles of existing notebooks, commissioned essays, collaborations, and conversations.
A note is a trace, a word, a drawing that all of a sudden becomes part of thinking, and is transformed into an idea. This publication project follows that path, presenting the mind in a prologue state, in a pre-public arena. A space for intimacy and not yet of criticism, dOCUMENTA (13) is publishing the unpublishable, the voice—and the reader is our alibi and ally. Note taking encompasses witnessing, drawing, writing, and diagrammatic thinking; it is speculative, manifests a preliminary moment, a passage, and acts as a memory aid.
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105: Sahar Muradi & Zohra Saed

104: Raimundas Malašauskas

103: Jane Taylor & David Nirenberg: A Conversation

102: Florian Hecker: Chimerization

100: Rudolf Arnheim: Introduction: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

099: Karen Barad: What Is the Measure of Nothingness? Infinity, Virtuality, Justice

098: Melanie Klein: Introduction: Jacqueline Rose

097: Alexei Penzin: Rex Exsomnis: Sleep and Subjectivity in Capitalist Modernity

096: Silvia Federici: Witch-Hunting, Past and Present, and the Fear of the Power of Women

095: Issa Samb: Introduction: Koyo Kouoh

094: Bifo – Franco Berardi: transverse

093: Francesco Matarrese: Greenberg and Tronti: Being Really Outside?

092: Bambule: The Script Introduction: Clemens von Wedemeyer

091: Salah M. Hassan: How to Liberate Marx from His Eurocentrism: Notes on African/Black Marxism

090: Éric Alliez: Diagram 3000 [Words]

089: Ayreen Anastas & Rene Gabri: Ecce occupy: Fragments from conversations between free persons and captive persons concerning the crisis of everything everywhere, the need for great fictions without proper names, the premise of the commons, the exploitation of our everyday communism . . .

088: Dorothea von Hantelmann: Notes on the Exhibition

087: Iwona Blazwick: Show and Tell

086: Sarah Rifky: The Going Insurrection

085: Graham Harman: The Third Table

084: Song Dong: Doing Nothing

083: W. J. T. Mitchell: Seeing Madness: Insanity, Media, and Visual Culture

082: Bruno Bosteels: Some Highly Speculative Remarks on Art and Ideology

081: Christian Kuhtz: Trash Hacks

080: Pascal Rousseau: Under the Influence: Hypnosis as a New Medium

079: Raimundas Malasauskas: Meeting Dixie Evans: How to Burlesque

078: Lydia Davis: Two Former Students

077: Rosemarie Trockel: With a text by Rolf Dieter Brinkmann

076: Anton Zeilinger

075: Chus Martinez: Unexpress the Expressible

074 Alanna Heiss; Introduction: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

073: Dinh Q. Le: Introduction: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev in conversation with Dinh Q Lê

072: David Levi Strauss: In Case Something Different Happens in the Future: Joseph Beuys and 9/11

071 Mark Lombardi; Introduction: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

070: Nanni Balestrini: Carbonia (We Were All Communists)

069: Furio Jesi; Introduction: Andrea Cavaletti

068: Michael Hardt: The Procedures of Love

067: Marta Kuzma: Hannah Ryggen

066: Judith Butler: To Sense What Is Living in the Other: Hegel’s Early Love

065: Durs Grünbein: Dream Index Introduction: Michael Eskin

064: Brian Holmes: Profanity and the Financial Markets: A User’s Guide to Closing the Casino

063: Critical Art Ensemble: The Concerns of a Repentant Galtonian

062: Eyal Weizman: Forensic Architecture: Notes from Fields and Forums

061: Claire Pentecost: Notes from Underground

060: Vyacheslav Akhunov: Introduction: Leeza Ahmady

059: Hrach Bayadyan: Becoming Post-Soviet

058: Jolyon Leslie: The Garden of Exile

057: Abraham Cruzvillegas

056: Eduardo Viveiros de Castro: Radical Dualism

055 Ada Lovelace. Introduction: Joasia Krysa

054: Stephen Muecke: Butcher Joe

053: Jill Bennett: Life in the Anthropocene

052: Daniel Heller-Roazen: Secrets of al-Jāḥiẓ

051: George Chan: Dream Farms. Introduction: Fernando García-Dory

050: Thomas Mann & Theodor W. Adorno: An Exchange. Introduction: Enrique Vila-Matas

049: Jimmie Durham: Material

048: Nawal El Saadawi: The Day Mubarak was Tried يوم محاكمة مبارك

047: Sonallah Ibrahim: Two Novels and Two Women

046: Boris Groys: Google: Words beyond Grammar

English/German 36 pp., 2 ill., 10.5 x 14.8 cm, paperback € 4.– [D], CHF 6.50; E-Book € 2.99 [D]
ISBN (Print) / 978-3-7757-2895-9
ISBN (E-Book) / 978-3-7757-3075-4
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. Philosophical precursors for the dissolution of different kinds of discourses, the emancipation of words from grammar and accordingly their equalizing, as Google produces it, span from Plato to Saussure’s structuralism to Derrida’s deconstruction. Another analogy is the twentieth-century avant-garde’s production of word clouds that are freed from their context, in particular the Conceptual art of the 1960s and ’70s. As a result of the radical freeing of words, Groys names “the struggle for a utopian ideal of the free flow of information—the free migration of liberated words through the totality of social space.” Philosopher, art critic, and media theorist Boris Groys (*1947) is Global Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Science at New York University.

045: Walter Benjamin: Paris Arcades. Introduction: Nikola Doll

044: Andrew Ross: The Exorcist and the Machines

043: Ana Prvacki & Irina Aristarkhova: The Greeting Committee Reports …

042: Ida Applebroog: Scripts

041: Avery F. Gordon: Notes for the Breitenau Room of The Workhouse—a Project by Ines Schaber and Avery Gordon

040: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev: On the Destruction of Art—Or Conflict and Art, or Trauma and the Art of Healing

039: Salvador Dalí. Introduction: Ignacio Vidal-Folch

038: Édouard Glissant & Hans Ulrich Obrist

037: David Link: Machine Heart. Introduction: Geoff Cox

036: Dietmar Dath: Girls’ Calligraphy Exercise

035: Matias Faldbakken: SEARCH

034:Ingo Niermann Choose Drill. Introduction: Chus Martínez

033: Donna Haraway: SF: Speculative Fabulation and String Figures

032: Doug Ashford, Julie Ault, Group Material: AIDS Timeline

031: Alexander Kluge: He Has the Heartless Eyes of One Loved above All Else

030: Pamela M. Lee: Illegibility

029: Mariam & Ashraf Ghani: Afghanistan: A Lexicon

028: Griselda Pollock: Allo-Thanatography or Allo-Auto-Biography: A Few Thoughts on One Painting in Charlotte Salomon’s Leben? oder Theater?, 1941–42

027: Bifo – Franco Berardi: Ironic Ethics

026: Mario Garcia Torres: A Few Questions Regarding the Hesitance at Choosing between Bringing a Bottle of Wine or a Bouquet of Flowers

025: Annemarie Sauzeau: Alighiero Boetti’s One Hotel

024: Mariana Castillo Deball & Roy Wagner: Coyote Anthropology: A Conversation in Words and Drawings

023: Nalini Malani & Arjun Appadurai: The Morality of Refusal

022: Suely Rolnik: Archive Mania

021: Cornelius Castoriadis: Introduction: Nikos Papastergiadis

020: Romaine Moreton: Poems from a Homeland

019: Dario Gamboni: The Listening Eye: Taking Notes after Gauguin

018: Mario Bellatin: The Hundred Thousand Books of Bellatin

017: Kenneth Goldsmith: Letter to Bettina Funcke

016: Péter György: The Two Kassels: Same Time, Another Space

015: Paul Ryan: Two Is not A Number – A Conversation with Ayreen Anastas & Rene Gabri

014: Alejandro Jodorowsky; Introduction: Chus Martínez

013: G. M. Tamás: Innocent Power

012: Vandana Shiva: The Corporate Control of Life

011: Jalal Toufic: Reading, Rewriting Poe’s “The Oval Portrait”—Angelically

010: Christoph Menke: Aesthetics of Equality

009: William Kentridge & Peter L. Galison: The Refusal of Time

008: Lawrence Weiner: IF IN FACT THERE IS A CONTEXT

007: Erkki Kurenniemi; Introduction: Lars Bang Larsen

006: Etel Adnan: The Cost for Love We Are not Willing to Pay

005: György Lukács: Notes on Georg Simmel’s Lessons, 1906/07, and a »Sociology of Art«, c. 1909; Introduction: Lívia Páldi

004: Emily Jacir & Susan Buck-Morss

003: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev: Letter to a Friend

002: Ian Wallace: The First documenta, 1955

001: Michael Taussig: Fieldwork Notebooks

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