Divine Drudgery James Richards, Leslie Thornton

Published by Lenz Press, Milan; Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn; Malmö Konsthall, Malmö & Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, 2021, 160 pages (colour & b/w ill.), 21.9 × 28.5 cm, English

Price: €25

Divine Drudgery is an artist book with collages and artworks by James Richards and Leslie Thornton, and contributions by artists, writers and poets centred around liminality and the aesthetics and politics of the invisible. These dialogues and strands are anchored in and loop back to three exhibitions developed by the editors: Speed (Künstlerhaus Stuttgart), Speed II (Malmö Konsthall), and The Holding Environment (Bonner Kunstverein), and radiate outwards.

Works and contributions by Horst Ademeit, Rae Armantrout, Tolia Astakhishvili, EdAtkins, Kirsty Bell, Adelhyd van Bender, Bruce Conner, Fatima Hellberg, Mason Leaver-Yap, Veit Loers, Terence McCormack, James Richards, Jens Thornton, Leslie Thornton, Thomas Zummer.

Edited by Fatima Hellberg, James Richards, Leslie Thornton. Designed by Karl Kolbitz & Nicoletta Dalfino Spinelli. Published with Bonner Kunstverein, Malmö Konsthall and Künstlerhaus Stuttgart.

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