Charles Atlas

Authors: Raphael Gygax & Martin Jaeggi
Publisher: JRP|Editions (2019)

Hardcover: 188 pages
Language: English
ISBN13: 978-3-03764-536-9

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A pioneer of time-based media.

Stemming from Charles Atlas’ first institutional solo exhibition in Switzerland, the publication features specially commissioned essays by Elisabeth Bronfen, Raphael Gygax, Jennifer Harris and Martin Jaeggi, reflecting on Atlas’ artistic strategies and the themes which determined his oeuvre throughout the years. In a special section dedicated to Charles Atlas, collaborators and friends share their memories, anecdotes, and stories. Contributions by Marina Abramovic, Anohni, Patrick Bensard, Laurie Berg, Howie Chen & Mika Tajima, Johanna Constantine, Douglas Crimp, Douglas Dunn, Johanna Fateman, Christian Fennesz, Lia Gangitano, Mimi Gross, Judy Hussie-Taylor, Anne Iobst, Barbara London, Silke Otto-Knapp, Heather Pesanti, Paul Pescador, Yvonne Rainer, Lori E. Seid, Lucy Sexton, Elisabeth Sussman, Joshua Thorson, Anne Waldman, Susan Weil, Joe Westmoreland, Rachel Williams, Lauren Wittels, Linda Yablonsky, Lori Zippay and Italo Zucchelli.

Published following Charles Atlas’ exhibition at the Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, in 2018.

Texts by Elisabeth Bronfen, Raphael Gygax, Jennifer Harris, Martin Jaeggi.