This inaugural volume from Oslo Editions gathers edited transcripts from a seriesof talks held at the Mandrake, an artist-run bar in Los Angeles, on the theme of''contra mundum'' or ''against the world.'' Taking its cue from Evelyn Waugh's 1945novel Brideshead Revisited, the contributors consider the collective potential of(anti)sociality and the possibility of building your own world. Subjects include thefurniture of Donald Judd, private issue New Age records, the animal as a subjectin Hollywood, self-banishment in ...

Contra Mundum I-VII 2011, Oslo Editions, Los Angeles

ISBN-13: 9780983077305

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