by Peter Thaler, Lars Denicke, Bernd Scherer, Editors

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The 328 page and colorful catalogue, published on the occasion of the Pictopia exhibition at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in spring 2009, assembles texts and works by international artists, designers and theorists, all investigating the aesthetic principle of reduction and abstraction in the design of anthropomorphic characters. Including work by AJ Fosik, Akinori Oishi, Ben Frost, Borris Hoppek, Daniel & Geo Fuchs, Doma, Doudouboy, Dylan Martorell, Edwina Ashton, Faiyaz Jafri, Fons Schiedon, FriendsWithYou, Gary Baseman, Golan Levin, Hideaki Kawashima, James Marshall, Jeremy Dower, Mark Ryden, Motomichi Nakamura, Nagi Noda, Olaf Breuning, Rinzen, Sam Gibbons, Shoboshobo, Tim Biskup and many more. With essays by Paul McCarthy (artist, Los Angeles), Jochen Gros (professor for graphic design, Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach), Kristof Nyiri (philosopher, Budapest University of Technology and Economics), Wolfgang Ullrich (art historian, Hochschule für Gestaltung Karlsruhe), Lev Manovich (media therory, University of California), Thomas Macho (cultural history, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin), Anneleen Masschelein (literature studies, Katolieke Universiteit Leuven), Kirsten Anderson (curator, roq la rue Seattle), Gregor Jansen (curator, ZKM Karlsruhe), Woodrow Phoenix (author, London), Peter Schneider (psychoanalyst, Zurich), Terry Harpold (literature studies, University of Florida), Brian Duffy (robotics, Paris).

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AuthorPeter Thaler, Lars Denicke, Bernd Scherer, Editors
Publisher Pictoplasma
Page count328
Trim size7.24" x 8.78"
Weight2.75 lbs