Besides, it’s always the others who die

ISBN 978-3-86984-080-2
English, 116 pages, 31 ill. in b/n and color, linen

This book, whose title is the epitaph on Marcel Duchamp’s tombstone, is one of several initiatives that we have developed around the theme of death, starting from “The Celebration of the Living (who reflect upon death)”, and is based on a conversation held in Rome on January 19, 2014, in the form of an “exquisite corpse”.

Edited by Emilio Fantin, Luigi Negro, Giancarlo Norese, Cesare Pietroiusti, and Luigi Presicce on the occasion of the exhibition “Gelosia” at the Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Cully, Switzerland (April-June 2014).

A collective text by Emilio Fantin, Luigi Negro, Giancarlo Norese, Cesare Pietroiusti, Luigi Presicce, Sara Alberani, Lisa Batacchi, Marco Benincasa, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Sarah Ciracì, Irene Coppola, Gianluca Marinelli, Luca Musacchio, Caterina Pecchioli, Mattia Pellegrini, Davide Ricco, Roberto Tenace.
With additional notes by Ayreen Anastas and Rene Gabri, Stefan Banz, Francesca Marianna, Adrian Paci, Antonella Rizzo, Giorgio Rizzo, and Franco Vaccari; a series of drawings by Francesco Lauretta portraying people in the pose of recently dead bodies, executed during the 4th edition of “The Celebration of the Living (who reflect upon death);” and photographs found the same day at the Porta Portese flea market.

Produced by Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, available at Verlag für moderne Kunst.

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