Issue #13 — Summer 2007: Energy Experimentation
“Maybe we only ever learn something when some form we think of as foreign provokes us—and we resist. But sometimes, many times, in the middle of the resistance, we end up loving this thing that has provoked us.” For 032c‘s 13th issue, we welcome art director MIKE MEIRÉ’s redesign with new forms of energy and experimentation.
Meanwhile, filmmaker WERNER HERZOG’s diary of his 1974 trip from Munich to Paris—on foot—documents a radical will for survival: “When I have to get up now, a mammoth will arise”; artist ANSELM REYLE manipulates light and color; artist JONATHAN MEESE manifests conflict in bronze; art critic NIKLAS MAAK abolishes the antagonism between ecology and high tech; architect and dean MARK WIGELY theorizes on the strange life forms of architecture with writer JOACHIM BESSING; artist CYPRIEN GAILLARD vandalizes modernism; architect EINAR THORSTEINN discusses NASA, the Golden Ration, and the “real questions”; designer NAOTO FUKASAWA talks to designer KONSTANTIN GRCIC and dissolves his products into our behavior; curator ROGER M. BUERGEL serves up a “content baroque”;
JEFF KOONS talks politics and fear; the three-part series AXIS OF EVIL profiles artist ANDREAS GURSKY penetrating the geo-political fortress that is North Korea, artist TREVOR PAGLEN turning his lens to the moonlight activities of the CIA, and photographer SIMON NORFOLK revealing new forms of war photography; Vogue features editor SALLY SINGER enunciates optimism and Vogue‘s idea of life;
the BERLIN REVIEW reflects on ten events, projects, and people from the past six months in Berlin; and so much more on 256 pages …
Contributors: Jodie Barnes, Melissa Bradshaw, Mathias Broeckers, Emmelyn Butterfield-Rosen, Carson Chan, Clang, Todd Cole, Roger Deckker, Todd Eberle,Simon Foxton, Eckert Gollnow, Konstantin Grcic, Andreas Gursky, Tim Gutt, Daniel Haaksmann, Shona Heath, Oliver Helbig, Eva Karcher, William T.Kolderup, Andrian Kreye, Serge Leblon, Pierre Alexandre de Looz, Niklas Maak, Geoff Manaugh, Michael Mann, Alasdair McLellan, Jonathan Meese, Simon Norfolk, Trevor Paglen, Michael Philouze, Tobias Rapp, Anselm Reyle, Nancy Rohde, Tamara Rothstein, Alice Ryan, Jan Schmidt-Garre, Payam Sharifi, Hedi Slimane, David Velasco, Lukas Wassmann, Paul Wetherell, Krzysztof Wojcik