Anecdote

Collection :

Hapax Series

Editor(s) :

Claire de Ribaupierre

Author(s) :

Christine LapostolleChristophe FiatClaire de RibaupierreJean-Christophe BaillyJean-Philippe AntoineShimabuku

Cover type :

Softcover

Dimensions :

105 x 165 mm

Pages :

128 pgs.

Pictures :

10 colors and 1 b/w

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CHF18 / €10 / £7 / $15

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ISBN :

978-3-905770-99-5

Parution :

July 2007

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Anecdote and contemporary art

The anecdote is a marginalized form, a simple form, often scorned. Relevant to street culture and not to spaces of protected knowledge, the anecdote is a minor language, one could even say, as did Deleuze, with revolutionary potential. It is not a matter of telling stories, but of envisaging the anecdote as theoretical question and an object which engages a meaning and a relation with the other. Placed in the context of contemporary art, we discover it at work in the oeuvre of certain artists and authors today.

Claire de Ribaupierre is a Doctor of Literature at the University of Lausanne, and co-director of the postgraduate program MAPs at the Ecole Cantonale d’Art du Valais.

With contributions by Jean-Philippe Antoine, Jean-Christophe Bailly, Christophe Fiat, Christine Lapostolle, Claire de Ribaupierre, and Shimabuku.

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