Book – The Dark Universe – Sonic Acts 2013
Format: 17 x 24 cm Edited by Arie Altena and Sonic Acts Published by Sonic Acts Press, Amsterdam Designed by Bitcaves Book, paperback, 334 pp., English text, illustrated Sonic Acts 2013 €17.50 Generously depicted with thought-provoking illustrations, The Dark Universe is an accompaniment to Sonic Acts XV. The book features essays by Andrew Pickering, Michael Doser, Roger Malina, Keller Easterling, Simon Ings and many others, that discuss the festival theme from various perspectives. Extensive interviews with Saskia Sassen, Lebbeus Woods and artists like CM von Hausswolff, HC Gilje, Matthijs Munnik and Gert-Jan Prins approach ‘the dark universe’ from yet other perspectives. Interspersed through the book are not only many illustrations, but also visual essays by Bitcaves. There is also a digital version available for this book. This is perfect for reading on most e-readers, iPads, iPhones, and computers. If you have a Kindle, you need the MOBI. If you prefer the full visual experience, with all the illustrations and the design by Bitcaves, you’ll want the printed book.