Archives 1st half of 2013
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In San Francisco in 1966, a young man named Stewart Brand handed out a button reading "Why haven't we seen a photograph of the whole Earth yet?" Two years later, the NASA image of the Blue Planet illustrated the cover of the first issue of the Whole Earth Catalog. The image of the Blue Planet emerged as a new universalist icon emblematizing the Whole, it replaced a different image that had dominated during the post-
Exhibition April 26 -
Cover (edited by Stewart Brand), "Whole Earth. Catalog. Access to Tools, Fall 1968"
The exhibition The Whole Earth is an essay composed of cultural-
The Whole Earth. California and the Disappearance of the Outside is a project in the framework of the “Anthropocene Project 2013/2014″ at Haus der Kulturen der Welt.
With works by Nabil Ahmed, Ant Farm, Eleanor Antin, Martin Beck, Jordan Belson, Ashley Bickerton, Dara Birnbaum, Erik Bulatov, Angela Bulloch, Bruce Conner, Öyvind Fahlström, Robert Frank, Jack Goldstein, Nancy Holt und Robert Smithson, Lawrence Jordan, Silvia Kolbowski, Philipp Lachenmann, David Lamelas, Sharon Lockhart, Piero Manzoni, Raymond Pettibon, Adrian Piper, Robert Rauschenberg, Ira Schneider, Richard Serra, Alex Slade, Jack Smith, Josef Strau, The Center for Land Use Interpretation, The Otolith Group, Suzanne Treister, Andy Warhol, and Bruce Yonemoto, among others.
Curated by Diedrich Diederichsen and Anselm Franke
A production of Haus der Kulturen der Welt
n parallel, the series “Anthropocene Observatory. Documentation, Film, Exhibition” begins in our Studiogalerie: with several newly produced film episodes and archive presentations, the series undertakes fieldwork in the political, institutional, geological, and discursive spaces of the Anthropocene. The first episode, Plan the Planet, will center on a discussion of the Anthropocene in the context of climate change and the institutions and devices that address global warming.