Soft Cover, Glue Binding, 88 Pages, 2023, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König Köln
Mai Ling. NOT YOUR ORNAMENT
Mai Ling’s first monograph is published on occasion of their exhibition NOT YOUR ORNAMENT at the Secession, September 15–November 12, 2023. It includes a conversation between
the Asian diaspora association Perilla and the Vienna-based artists’ collective Mai Ling as well as an excerpt from Anne Anlin Cheng’s book Ornamentalism (2019), translated into German by Nicole Suzuki. Artistic intervention: Stick Together, kudzu bioplastic stickers produced in Vienna by Mai Ling and placed on the dust jacket. Each sticker has a different shape and size.