- 724 pages
- Atlas of Transformation
- 09 January 2017 JRP/Ringier
What Happens To A Country When It Undergoes Change On A Revolutionary Scale And How Does One Grasp Such Monumental Transformation In Over 200 Entries, The Atlas Of Transformation Offers A Massive Glossary Of Key Terms For The Effects And Consequences Of Social Political Change, Based On The Transformations Seen Over The Past Two Decades In Eastern Europe These Terms Are Explicated In Extended Essayistic Entries, And Describe Themes Obviously Associated With Large Scale Change, Such As Adaptation, Collectivity, Demolition, Ecology, Immigration, Ownership And Privatization But Also Explore Somewhat Oblique Themes Such As Iconoclasm, Pornography, Punishment And Schizophrenia Including Relevant Historical Texts Alongside New Writing, Among The Authors Contributing To The Atlas Are Timothy Garton Ash, Hakim Bey, Homi K Bhabha, Deleuze And Guattari, Boris Groys, Karl Holmqvist, Frederic Jameson, Franz Kafka And Slavoj Zizek.
JRP Ringier, formerly JRP Editions, is a Swiss publisher of high quality books on contemporary art.Founded by Lionel Bovier in Zurich, Switzerland, the company has than 400 titles in active distribution worldwide, including artists books, monographs, exhibition s catalogues, anthologies and books dedicated to writings by art critics and curators It also publishes series from external associ