Package Deal – Academy Package: Sonic Acts Academy 2018 Reader + Sonic Acts Academy Volume 1

16.50 9.50

Special package deal with two Sonic Acts Academy publications: Sonic Acts Academy Volume 1 – 2016 and Sonic Acts Academy 2018 Reader




Sonic Acts Academy 2018 Reader
Edited by Mirna Belina and Sonic Acts
Final editing and proofreading by Jason Coburn
Designed by The Rodina and Mateo Broillet
Published by Sonic Acts Press, Amsterdam

Printed by Zwaan Media, Amsterdam
Book/reader, paperback, 144 pp., English text, illustrated

To accompany Sonic Acts Academy 2018, we published the Sonic Acts Academy Reader – a beautifully designed and printed collection of short essays, maps, interviews, stories, speculations, and visual contributions. These come from a number of the artists, designers, and speakers to provide invaluable insights into the exploration conducted and presented during the Academy.

The Sonic Acts Academy aims to unpack the processes of artistic knowledge, with a focus on educational practices and critical examination of knowledge production in the field of art. In keeping with the theme, the Reader is designed by The Rodina, a studio interested in self-reflection, critical design, and the reinvented connections between culture and technology.

The Reader presents many interesting contributions, including a speculative text about the role of the museum from the year 2030 from our keynote speaker, Nora Sternfeld; a text by Marcus Boon about the composer and mathematician Catherine Christer Hennix; a beautiful story by Nicole Hewitt from her project This Woman Is Called Jasna, a speculative history in nine instalments covering 20 years in the life of a woman from Vukovar who works at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; a text about the history of the cargo container by Charmaine Chua; and research about sinkholes that rapidly started appearing in the past decades on shores of the Dead Sea (Sasha Litvintseva and Daniel Mann).

With contributions by Sonic Acts Academy participants: Ami Clarke, ArtScience Interfaculty Research Group (KABK), Catherine Christer Hennix, Charmaine Chua, Christina Kubisch, Christoph Cox, Colm McAuliffe, Concrete Flux / 流泥, Continuum Programme (ArtEZ), Daniel Mann, Dreamcrusher, Jennifer Walshe, Juha van ’t Zelfde, Marcus Boon, Marija Bozinovska Jones, Mario de Vega, Nicole Hewitt, Nora Sternfeld, Roc Jiménez de Cisneros, Sam Rolfes, Sasha Litvintseva, Shadow Channel, Stefan Wharton, The Rodina, Yun Ingrid Lee.

Sonic Acts Academy Volume 1 – 2016
Designed and edited by Femke Herregraven and Arthur Roeloffzen
Text edited by LGOC, Amsterdam
Published by Sonic Acts Press, Amsterdam
Zine, 64 pp., English text, illustrated

The beautifully designed and printed Sonic Acts Academy Volume 1 is a zine-style publication published as an accompaniment to the first edition of the Sonic Acts Academy. The publication contains a collection of short essays, manifestos, statements and visuals by Academy contributors #Additivism, Thomas Ankersmit, Louis Henderson, Ewa Justka, Anton Kats, Okkyung Lee, Yoneda Lemma, Maryanne Amacher Archive, M.E.S.H., Anna Mikkola, BJ Nilsen, Sally-Jane Norman, Dick Raaijmakers, Daïchi Saïto, Susan Schuppli, Jos Smolders (WaSm), Raphael Vanoli, Ana Vaz and Frans de Waard (WaSm).

Additional information

Weight 0.48 kg
Dimensions 24 × 17 × 2 cm


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