Article Number: 2042
Soft Cover, English, Glue Binding, 48 Pages, 2010, Printed Matter

It Has Only Just Begun

Hans Ulrich Obrist in conversation with Joseph Grigely and Rirkrit Tiravanija

For anyone who missed the keynote address given by Hans Ulrich Obrist in conversation with Joseph Grigely and Rirkrit Tiravanija at the 2008 New York Contemporary Artists' Book Conference, this pocket-sized text provides a complete transcription, beautifully printed

In a range of cyan tones and accompanied by images taken from Grigley and Tiravanija's sizable output of artist's books.

In his introduction, Obrist asserts the need for a study of artists' books made in the 1990s, when a small number of artists were using cheap or antiquated methods to revisit a medium made popular in the 1960s and 70s. What follows is a relaxed and yet in-depth and thoroughly researched conversation in which Obrist, Grigley, and Tiravanija discuss the concepts and methodologies that have informed their respective book-making practices over the years. With an introduction by AA Bronson.