In this book, the 1923 manifesto “Active Art” by Latvian philosopher Andrejs Kurcijs triggers a series of responses by writers, artists and curators on the notion of activism, past and present: art for political purposes, art for its own purpose or art with no purpose.
Texts by James Baldwin, Eva Barto, Laura Boullic, Robert Glück, Joachim Hamou, Ainars Kamolins, Andrejs Kurcijs, Bella Marrin, Rebeka Poldsam, Maija Rudovska, Barbara Sirieix, Evita Vasiljeva.
Graphic design: Laure Giletti et Gregory Dapra.
published in October 2019
16 x 22,5 cm
148 pages (8 b/w ill.)