Building a Responce-able Artistic Practice in the Chthulucene
'Building a Responce-able Artistic Practice in the Chthulucene' explores the dynamics of a process based contemporary art practice that leads to sustainable responce-ability and ethical thoughfulness.
The book describes a project that took place in Kyustendil, Bulgaria in 2020 which investigated the relationship between the rate of corrosion of steel and river water pollution. Through methods of chemical analyses, engineering and artistic research, Aleksova identifies the main pollutants of the waters of Banshtitsa and questions the thoughtlessness that lead to the current state of the river. Why did this happen? What happens next? What is the role of artists in the building of the Chthulucene - an epoch of restoration, rebuilding, reworlding. An epoch of symbiogenesis and survival.
This is the first edition. Signed and numbered. Edition 1, 30 copies.