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Belgian artist Thierry De Cordier (1954) was once gifted a small book with the hand written title ‘Heracleitos’ on the cover. The booklet, barely eight pages, contained in Dutch texts by Heraclitus, a pre-Socratic Greek philosopher whose original writings are lost and who is only known through the quotations of later authors. At the time, De Cordier read these ‘Fragments of Heraclitus’ superficially without…
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Natural Jewboy – subtitled ‘an epic wonder tale composed of stories, chants & rhapsodies, or an evening with the author’ – is a collection of prose and verse by William Levy published by Ins & Outs Press, Amsterdam in 1981.

William Levy (1939) developed into a spearhead of the European underground soon after he had left the US in 1966. As co-editor (with John Michell) of the controversial “Souvenir Programme for the Official…
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sold outThis bilingual edition contains the transcript of an interview of Mike Kelley by Thomas Kellein, then director of Kunsthalle Basel, before an audience at Centre d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, 1992. The English conversation is printed in black, its German translation in red. Several landmark works and installations that Kelley put together in the late…
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sold outMade available from our archives is a fine copy of Hans-Peter Feldmann’s Die Toten, 1967-1993. The softcover book was published by Feldmann Verlag in 1998 and compiles – in pictures culled from printed matter of the period – the violent deaths of almost 100 people between 1967 and 1993. Deaths that resulted from the escalation of violence in Germany following the murder of student Benno Ohnesorg…

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Roel van Duijn, one of the spearheads of the Dutch countercultural Provo movement wrote this manifesto in 1967, six months after Provo had been carried to its grave. The contents of this handsome little book are still very much in the vein of Provo: subversive, provocative, creative, and humorous. In a playful manner and packaged as an adventure story Van Duijn (here spelled as Van Duyn) reflects on labour, exploitation, individual and social virtues, creativity…

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