Garten EdenDer Garten in der Kunst seit 1900

Garten Eden
Der Garten in der Kunst seit 1900

Published by: Kunsthalle Emden, 2007
DuMont Buchverlag
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 303 Pages
Artists: Ilkka Halso, Sanna Kannisto
Language: German
Exhibition catalogue
ISBN 3-935414-23-4

Katarzyna Kozyra: In Art Dreams Come True

Publisher: Hatje Cantz, 2007
Texts: Katarzyna Kozyra, Hanna Wróblewska, Harald Fricke, Dorothea Olkowski, Marek Puchala
Design: Klaudia Polak-Szewczyk
Format: 12,2 x 21,1 cm
Pages: 240 with 244 illustrations
Language: Polish, English
ISBN 978-3-7757-2011-3

Katarzyna Kozyra captured the attention of the art world with the video of her intrusion into an all-male bathhouse, earning her honorable mention at the Venice Biennale in 1999. Since 2003 she has been working on In Art Dreams Come True, which consists of a series of performances, quasi-theatrical productions, and films. In creating the individual works, Kozyra has acted as director, chief performer, and as "raw material” in the hands of two master guides who assist her in assuming various roles. Gloria Viagra, the Berlin-based drag queen whom the artist sees as a model of "true femininity,” and the voice coach Grzegorz Pitulej, known as the Maestro, introduce Kozyra into worlds saturated with artificiality, convention, and posing. These features are central to each of Kozyra’s artistic characters, which include an opera diva, a drag queen, a cheerleader, Olympia from Offenbach’s opera, and Snow White.
Katarzyna Kozyra: In Art Dreams Come True
Janne LehtinenThe Descendants

Janne Lehtinen
The Descendants

Published by: Hatje Cantz in 2007.
Format: 29.70 x 23.80 cm, hardcover
Pages: 80 pages, 42 color illustrations
Foreword by: Jan Kaila
Texts by: Oiva Lehtinen, Janne Lehtinen, Juha Lehtinen
Language: English
ISBN 978-3-7757-2052-6
Out of print
Hatje Cantz

In Janne Lehtinen's  autobiographical project, artist takes us to Lehtiskylä, his hometown in the south of Finland, where people believe that all residents will eventually meet with a sad, usually sinister, and absolutely inevitable fate. The images and the accompanying memories—his sick uncle’s little bottles of pills, the corpse in the river, the last meal eaten by Veikko the old horse, a schoolmate’s accident—do not promise better things to come, yet there is a certain beauty to the "curse” of Lehtiskylä. This is a very personal, melancholy album, whose quiet images show Lehtinen and his cousin's journey to the house and places of their childhood.

Joakim Eskildsen
The Roma Journeys / Die Romareisen

Published by: Steidl 2007 & 2009
Format: 23.3 cm x 26.6 cm,
hardcover with a CD of field recordings and music recorded on the journeys
Pages: 416 pages, 274 photographs
Texts: Foreword by Günter Grass, Text by Cia Rinne
Music recordings by Cia Rinne
Music editing by Sebastian Eskildsen
Artist: Joakim Eskildsen
Language: English and German (separate editions)
Design by: Joakim Eskildsen
ISBN: 978-3-86521-371-6 (English)
ISBN: 978-3-86521-429-4 (German)
available (German) from Steidl Publishers

Joakim EskildsenThe Roma Journeys / Die Romareisen
The Helsinki School New Photography by TaiK

The Helsinki School New Photography by TaiK

Published by: Hatje Cantz in 2007.
29,50 x 24,50 cm hardcover
232 pages, 187 color illustrations
University of Art and Design, Helsinki (TaiK)
Andrea Holzherr, Timothy Persons
Joonas Ahlava, Joakim Eskildsen, Miklos Gaál, Veli Granö, Ilkka Halso, Nanna Hänninen, Maarit Hohteri, Tiina Itkonen, Ulla Jokisalo, Jan Kaila, Ari Kakkinen, Aino Kannisto, Sanna Kannisto, Sandra Kantanen, Pertti Kekarainen, Ola Kolehmainen, Milja Laurila, Janne Lehtinen, Ville Lenkkeri, Anni Leppälä, Noomi Ljungdell, Niko Luoma, Susanna Majuri, Arno Rafael Minkkinen, Jyrki Parantainen, Jorma Puranen, Riitta Päiväläinen, Heli Rekula, Nanna Saarhelo, Pentti Sammallahti, Jari Silomäki, Mikko Sinervo, Marjukka Vainio, Ea Vasko, Pernilla Zetterman
Designed by:
Margarethe Hausstätter, Claudia Stein
ISBN 978-3-7757-1888-2

Based on the success of volume one, the latest installment of The Helsinki School represents one of the most unique approaches to the state of conceptual photography today. Volume two is dedicated to sustaining the dialogue between one generation and another who have either taught, graduated, or attended the University of Art and Design Helsinki, Finland. It will accompany an exhibition with venues all over the world. This unique, richly illustrated publication, based on a concept by Timothy Persons and Jorma Puranen also looks ahead to the emerging next generation.