The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour

De Appel arts centre, Library & Archive/ Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Library & Archive, both Amsterdam/ Jan van Eyck Academie, Pierre Kamp Lab, Maastricht, Amsterdam, 10 May – 12 June 2016/ 1 September – 30 September 2016/ 7 October – 31 October, 2016

The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 Books) Tour
Commentary

The Kippenberger Challenge (7.45 books) is an open invitation for artists to equal Martin Kippenberger’s average annual printed output of 7.45 books. Participants can begin at any time and announce the start date of their attempt by emailing mail@sevenpointfourfivebooks.eu

In 2016 de Appel arts centre, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten in Amsterdam and the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht hosted a library of attempts to complete the challenge, as part of a tour of 7.45 institutions.

Currently featuring the work of Jacqueline Bebb, Alex Farrar, Joseph Gilmore, Aylwin Greenwood-Lambert, Joshua Hart, Lou Hazelwood, Harry Meadley, Katya Robin, David Steans and Josh Whitaker.

thanks

Victoria Bardakou, Stéphanie Dondelinger, Nell Donkers, Marietta Dirker, Ilse van Rijn, Mondriaan Fonds, Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten

Alex Farrar
Born 1986 in Leeds, United Kingdom
NEWS
☞ 7.9.18 – 7.10.18, ‘being as becoming: liberating-art and/or liberating art’ at Onomatopee, Eindhoven, curated by Freek Lomme
☞ 10.5.18 – 27.6.18, ‘British Summer Time (BST)’ group exhibition at Copperfield Gallery, London
☞ 20.4.18, 10am – 6pm, I will be speaking at ‘Distributed’, a publishing symposium about the act of distribution, organised by David Blamey (Open Editions) and Joshua Trees (Books from the Future) in Lecture Theatre 1, Royal College of Art, London
☞ 29.3.18 – 2.4.18 Unfair at Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
☝︎ 1.5.17 – 1.5.19 For two years my work is generously supported by a grant for established artists from the amazing Mondriaan Fund (Netherlands)
STUFF
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