Book Based on OCADU's Diagrams of Power Exhibition Published by Onomatopee

 

Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:00am

Title: Diagrams of Power: Visualizing, Mapping, and Performing Resistance

Edited by Patricio Dávila

Designed by Ali Qadeer and Patricia Pastén

Description:

Following the Diagrams of Power at Onsite Gallery (Canada) in 2018 and Onomatopee (Netherlands) in 2019 we have created a publication with exhibited works, essays, and interviews.

We draw diagrams to help us think, communicate and put forth what we think is important or what we want to be true. While some diagrams are seen as statements of fact, they can also further agendas by discounting other realities beneath a cloak of perceived objectivity. Diagrams of power work against representations that claim omniscience by speaking from a position, and making visible what and who gets represented and who does the representing. They also make us consider how we create and maintain relations between producers and receivers of particular forms of knowledge.

Diagrams of Power: Visualizing, Mapping, and Performing Resistance, brings together the work of designers, artists, cartographers, geographers, researchers and activists who create diagrams to tell inconvenient stories that upset and resist the status quo.

Edited by Patricio Dávila. Words and works by Joshua Akers, Burak Arikan, Josh Begley, Joseph Beuys, Alexis Bhagat, Vincent Brown, Bureau d’Études, Teddy Cruz, Department of Unusual Certainties, Peter Hall, Alex Hill, W.E.B. DuBois, Patricio Dávila, Catherine D’Ignazio, Forensic Architecture, Fonna Forman, Terra Graziani, Iconoclasistas, Lucas LaRochelle, Eliana MacDonald, Julie Mehretu, Lize Mogel, Ogimaa Mikana, Margaret Pearce, Laura Poitras, Philippe Rekacewicz, Sheila Sampath, and Visualizing Impact.

Available at:

Onomatopee Projects (international)

https://www.onomatopee.net/exhibition/diagrams-of-power/#publication_9025

Art Book (North American distributor)

https://www.artbook.com/9789493148031.html

Recent Review:

We Make Money Not Art

https://we-make-money-not-art.com/diagrams-of-power-visualizing-mapping-and-performing-resistance/

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Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 9:00am

Title: Diagrams of Power: Visualizing, Mapping, and Performing Resistance

Edited by Patricio Dávila

Designed by Ali Qadeer and Patricia Pastén

Description:

Following the Diagrams of Power at Onsite Gallery (Canada) in 2018 and Onomatopee (Netherlands) in 2019 we have created a publication with exhibited works, essays, and interviews.

We draw diagrams to help us think, communicate and put forth what we think is important or what we want to be true. While some diagrams are seen as statements of fact, they can also further agendas by discounting other realities beneath a cloak of perceived objectivity. Diagrams of power work against representations that claim omniscience by speaking from a position, and making visible what and who gets represented and who does the representing. They also make us consider how we create and maintain relations between producers and receivers of particular forms of knowledge.

Diagrams of Power: Visualizing, Mapping, and Performing Resistance, brings together the work of designers, artists, cartographers, geographers, researchers and activists who create diagrams to tell inconvenient stories that upset and resist the status quo.

Edited by Patricio Dávila. Words and works by Joshua Akers, Burak Arikan, Josh Begley, Joseph Beuys, Alexis Bhagat, Vincent Brown, Bureau d’Études, Teddy Cruz, Department of Unusual Certainties, Peter Hall, Alex Hill, W.E.B. DuBois, Patricio Dávila, Catherine D’Ignazio, Forensic Architecture, Fonna Forman, Terra Graziani, Iconoclasistas, Lucas LaRochelle, Eliana MacDonald, Julie Mehretu, Lize Mogel, Ogimaa Mikana, Margaret Pearce, Laura Poitras, Philippe Rekacewicz, Sheila Sampath, and Visualizing Impact.

Available at:

Onomatopee Projects (international)

https://www.onomatopee.net/exhibition/diagrams-of-power/#publication_9025

Art Book (North American distributor)

https://www.artbook.com/9789493148031.html

Recent Review:

We Make Money Not Art

https://we-make-money-not-art.com/diagrams-of-power-visualizing-mapping-and-performing-resistance/