VOLUMES archive

A collaborative activation of donated and collected artist publications. Using the collection as a starting point to our investigation, we will research and activate its content through cataloguing, selected associations and displays. It will enable us to organise open discussions around the topic of the archive which is nowadays widely questioned, both in popular culture and academic discourse. We will explore how artists and curators experience the use of archives and the impulse to edit the content within it. We will extract running themes and concerns appearing through the archive, while facing the inner issues related to classification. And beyond exploring what is there, we will also try to think about what is not there and how we can invite it in.

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