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Cover of Révolution Africaine selected by Mathieu Kleybec Abonnenc for its contribution to Re-publications
H O R S   S É R I E S
 
Re-publications

As part of Archive Journal,
a thematic book is produced.
Re-publications is edited by
Virginie Bobin and Mathilde
Villeneuve and will include
contributions revolving
around how changing the
context of a publication can
effect new publics. In this
frame, the editors invited to
contribute practitioners and
artists such as: Mathieu
Kleybec Abonnenc, Lene
Berg, Pauline Boudry &
Renate Lorenz, Christophe
Bruno, Foundland, Jeff
Guess, Alexis Guillier, Rémy
Héritier, Franck Leibovici,
Sohrab Mohebbi, Julien
Prévieux, Sally Price, Anna
Theodorides, Marie Voignier
and Vassilis Salpistis.

E X C E R P T
 
Art, like all fields of thought,
is buttressed by the real. Many
artists tap into the public
domain for its available mass
of information which will
become the material for their
work. Artists choose to take
this material, more or less
known, often previously
circulated, and suspend it for
a time before they re-
communicate it in a different
way. Working from within a
system of accelerated
circulation of information –
where data, stories and
images cross borders
(geographic and disciplinary)
like rumors which expand and
contract in function of their
sites of emergence, are
confirmed or infirmed
depending on their relaters –
the artist
carves out a new
potential mediatisation. From
simple slippages of context to
transformative operations
that act on the objects
themselves, each artist adopts
specific methods of
representation.
A B O U T

Archive Journal owes its
name to archives and its
contents are structured
around the same defining
principle that generates an
archive, the complex
formation of links established
between a collection of
records. Therefore, the
concept of the archive is
central to the journal’s
concerns, particularly
regarding the relations
between various documentary
forms and the politics of
memory. In an archive the
meaning of a document is
always up for grabs, as its past
uses coexist with future
possibilities. What is open for
renegotiation is the relation
between a document’s past
and its present meanings, its
present forms of circulation
and uses.
Archive Journal
seeks links in space and time
and is as interested in what is
not there as what is, the
documentation as well as the
absence of evidence.



O N G O I N G   P R O J E C T S
 
Inventory

The next volume will
contain a selection of
materials part of
Inventory and will be
released in 2015.
Inventory 
is a representation of a
research journey in the form
of an archive of printed
matters collected in Eastern
and Southern Europe.
Changes taking place in
these regions and their
impact on cultural and
socio-political structures are
seen as a possibility to
question European cultural
establishments and their
‘patriarchal’ archives.

M A Y   2 0 1 5
 
Archive is a platform for cultural research and debate. It brings
together activists and cultural practitioners in an adaptable and
non-hierarchal structure with the aim to foster a unique space
for discussion and exchange. Archive is engaged in a wide range
of activities including publishing and exhibition making. Archive
Books produces readers, monographs and artists’ books as well
as journals focusing on contemporary cultural production.
Located in Berlin, Archive Kabinett is both a library and a
bookshop showcasing a selected range of printed matters, and
simultaneously a space for lectures, screenings and exhibitions.
Archive Journal is a biannual cross-disciplinary journal. As its name
suggests, it is primarily concerned with the notion of documentation
but also with contemporary uses of translation and recirculation.
Archive Appendix is the design department that brings a conceptual
approach to the relation between text and image.
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U P C O M I N G   T I T L E S

Re-publications
Edited by
Virginie Bobin and
Mathilde Villeneuve
H O R S   S É R I E S

Politics of Memory
Documentary and Archive
Edited by Elisabetta Galasso
and Marco Scotini
T H E   W I T N E S S
Anguish Language:
Writing and Crisis
Edited by John Cunningham,
Anthony Iles, Mira Mattar
and Marina Vishmidt
A N T H O L O G I E S
Maya Schweizer
Lieux de Mémoire
and Desire
P R O J E C T S

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Cognitive Capitalism:
Part Three. Edited by
Warren Neidich
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