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14 mei , 2013

Print-on-Demand ‘Catalogue’ for the exhibition:
Serious Double Acts, Curated by Lewis & Schmidt
An ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative residency at Marcus Campbell Art Bookshop, London. http://www.marcuscampbell.co.uk/

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Serious Double Acts

3 mei , 2013

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The premise of this exhibition rests upon the assumption that ‘fun’ and ‘having fun together’ is an important part of the creative, and by extension, curating process. The contradiction contained within the title of this show hints at the oxymoronic relationship between a playful and spontaneous methodology, embracing chance encounters and random associations, and a desire to achieve deep and meaningful results. In the same way that one might browse the shelves of a bookshop in search of a certain title but ultimately settle upon a completely different one, Jonathan Lewis and Andreas Schmidt embarked upon the curation of this show with a plan in mind but they carried it lightly, remaining consciously open to change. Their intention was to pair up specific books by each of the 16 members of the ABC Artists’ Books Cooperative, to which they belong, with books found on the premises of Marcus Campbell Art Books, but the distractions of the environment in which they ‘performed’ this selection led to many fruitful substitutions…

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